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Rheinstadion
Altes Rheinstadion.jpg
Location Düsseldorf, Germany
Opened September, 1925
Renovated 1974 (23,2 million euros)
Closed 22 June, 2002
Demolished 6 November, 2002
Surface Grass
Architect Heinrich Freese 1925
Friedrich Tamms and Emil Beyer1974
Capacity 1925: 42,500
1974: 76,000
2002: 54,000
Tenants
Fortuna Düsseldorf (1974-2002)
Rhein Fire (1995-2002)

The Rheinstadion was a multi-purpose stadium in Düsseldorf, Germany. It was used during the 1988 European Championships.

It was the home ground for Fortuna Düsseldorf and since 1995 the Rhein Fire of the NFL Europe. The stadium was built near the Rhein in 1926 and held 55,900 at the end. It was demolished in summer 2002 after the World Bowl to be replaced by the LTU arena in 2005.

Preceded by
Heysel Stadium
Brussels
UEFA Cup Winners Cup
Final Venue

1981
Succeeded by
Camp Nou
Barcelona

Coordinates: 51°15′37″N 6°44′03″E / 51.26028°N 6.73417°E / 51.26028; 6.73417


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