Liga in 2016–17, Bayern Munich went on to give Allianz Arena a significant facelift a year later, replacing old grey seats with new ones that create a combination of red and white, the colors of the club. The game ended with a 2–1 win for Stuttgart. When viewed from far away, the eye combines the dots and sees white. Greenlands Lane, London, NW4 1RL. may The stadium has also hosted the Rugby League Tri-Nations, including the Final of the 2006 tournament in which Australia triumphed 16-12 over New Zealand in Golden point extra-time thanks to a try by captain Darren Lockyer. the top division during the professional era. Park, you will likely need to travel into Central London on the train The Swiss architect firm of Herzog & de Meuron then developed the concept of the stadium with a see-through exterior made of ETFE-foil panels, that can be lit from the inside and are self-cleaning. The partial roof covers all seats, although winds can still blow rain onto some of them. View from the East Stand (South It officially opened by Premier Barrie Unsworth on 24 January 1988. Allianz Life, a subsidiary of German company Allianz, is headquartered in nearby Golden Valley. The record international Rugby League crowd at the stadium was set for the first Ashes against Great Britain on their 1992 Australasian Tour when Australia won 22–6 in front of 40,141 in what was the first time a test in Sydney had attracted over 40,000 fans since 1974. from a distance of 50 miles (80 km). Enquire today to find out more! activated a break clause in their groundshare agreement, revealed they were in discussions with Barnet Borough Council about a move to the stadium. The Football Stadium hosted five games of the 2000 Olympic Games Men's Football tournament including a Quarter final, a Semi-final and the Bronze medal match. The first sporting event was a rugby league match between the Eastern Suburbs Roosters and St George Dragons on 4 March 1988. On the other side of the Autobahn, the Fröttmaning Hill with its windmill affords a marvellous view on the stadium. An alternative to constructing the new arena had been a major reconstruction of the Olympic Stadium but this option had been refused by its architect Günther Behnisch. then use one of the alternatives listed above. In 2012 Sydney Cricket Ground Trust announced a master plan to redevelop Sydney Football Stadium, as well as Sydney Cricket Ground and the surrounding area, with a vision "for the SCG and Allianz Stadium is to create an exciting new concept for Sydney’s central sporting precinct - a revitalised, world-class, sports and recreation facility for NSW and Australia". The last grand final played at the SFS was the 1998 NRL Grand Final between Canterbury and Brisbane. WTorre will manage the site for 30 years, and Palmeiras will profit 100% with the ticket sales at football matches. [4] The stadium opened in January 2013, after Saracens began the 2012–13 season as a nomadic club, using six different venues for home matches across all competitions (Twickenham, Wembley, Vicarage Road, Stadium MK, Goldington Road and King Baudouin Stadium). Traditionally an athletics London Luton Airport St George won the game 24–14. Allianz Arena also offers three day-care centers and a fan shop, the FC Bayern Munich Megastore.