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Basic Information

  • Name: Johan Cruijff ArenA
  • Capacity: 54,000 seats
  • Opened in August 1996
  • Home team: Ajax
  • Distance to city centre: approximately 10km

Trivia

  • The stadium was the first in Europe with a sliding roof.
  • The venue was renamed Johan Cruijff ArenA in 2018 in honour of Ajax's former player and coach, who was born in Amsterdam and passed away in March 2016.
  • The stadium is receiving a significant makeover before UEFA EURO 2020 to modernise facilities and improve access for supporters.

⚽ Stadium history: Remember this great goal at the Johan Cruijff ArenA?

UEFA EURO 2000, 21/06/2000: France 2-3 Netherlands
UEFA EURO 2000, 21/06/2000: France 2-3 Netherlands

Boudewijn Zenden scored the winner as Frank Rijkaard's men twice came from behind for a win that took the co-hosts above France in Group D.

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