The BayArena is a football stadium in Leverkusen, Germany. Since the 23rd of Arpil 1958 it’s been the home of Bundesliga club Bayer ’04 Leverkusen.
The Signal Iduna Park is the largest soccer (football) stadium in Germany which seats 81,360 spectators.
The Borussia Park stadium is the home of German Bundesliga football club Borussia Mönchengladbach.
During the match, songs, curse words, and shouts swirl around this impressive arena. Now as we’re the last to leave, the now empty stadium is still communicating with us. The huge video screen plays the post-match press interviews; but if you listen carefully enough, you can hear the working class Schalke forefathers whispering, “Don’t ever forget your roots, work hard, don’t expect anything for free, support this famous team through thick and thin…..and don’t ever buy the popcorn.”
Current football fashion dictates that a trip to Berlin demands a visit to FC Union and the Stadion An der Alten Forsterei.
Bremen is an open-minded, honest and traditional city, and the football stadium and the team share those features. After an enjoyable week in Hamburg, enemy territory for Bremen fans, followed by an inauspicious introduction to the city, I actually leave with a heavy heart. Why? Because this place gets under your skin.
Fashion, finance, and Fortuna are just three reasons people visit Dusseldorf. Add the renowned local Altbier, the picturesque Aldstadt and some amazing avant-garde architecture and your 1970’s stereotype of Dusseldorf as an industrial relic quickly vanishes. The Esprit-Arena, home of the mighty Fortuna since 2004, encapsulates the transformation.