The world cup stadium Arena AufSchalke in Gelsenkirchen

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The stadium Arena AufSchalke in Gelsenkirchen is one of the soccer world cup stadiums

The world cup stadium in Gelsenkirchen, Arena AufSchalke was opened in August 2001. FIFA president Joseph Blatter enthusiaticly said: “This is a stadium the world never had seen before !” The european football association UEFA gave “Five Stars” -the highest category- for the multi-functional stadium. The stadium Arena AufSchalke was established as the most progressive stadium not only as soccer field for many important matches, but also as arena for a lot of big events. More than seven millions of people visited various events in the stadium Gelsenkirchen since the opening in 2001.The costs for this unique stadium of 191 million Euros were provided with capital of totally private budgets. The innovative technical highlights are the closable roof, the possibility of lifting the lawn up or let it dissapear under the stadium-ground. For the audience the huge video-cube over the soccer field with 35 sqm is the best highlight.

The world cup stadium Gelsenkirchen has 61,500 seats and is location for five matches during the soccer world cup 2006.
World Cup Stadium Gelsenkirchen
Arena AufSchalke
Ernst-Kuzorra-Weg 1
45891 Gelsenkirchen
Tel.: +49 (0) 180/3892-900
Fax: +49 (0) 209/3892-909

For the matches of the world cup 2006 48,400 tickets each match are available.
The ticketing periods:

  1. 1.February 2005 to 31.March 2005
  2. 1.December 2005 to 15.January 2006
  3. 1.February 2006 to 15.April 2006
  4. 1.May 2006 to 9.July 2006

The reservation of tickets can be made at www or at following
postal address:
2006 FIFAWord Cup ™Ticketing Center
60583 Frankfurt am Main

Match schedule world cup stadium Gelsenkirchen

09.June 2006
Match group A
12.June 2006
Match group E
16.June 2006

Match group C

21.June 2006
Match group D
01.July 2006
Quarter final

Ticket pricelist

Group Matches
Quarter final
Cathegorie 1
100 €
180 €
Cathegorie 2
60 €
110 €
Cathegorie 3
45 €
85 €
Cathegorie 4
35 €
55 €

Every soccer fan is looking forward for five exciting matches between the best soccer teams of the world in the world cup stadium Gelsenkirchen.

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