Basic Information

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


  • 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.

📅 Matches at Johan Cruijff ArenA

Sunday, 14 June - Group C: Netherlands v Ukraine (21:00, local time)
Thursday, 18 June - Group C: Netherlands v Austria (21:00, local time)
Monday, 22 June - Group C: Play-off winner D or A v Netherlands (18:00, local time)
Saturday, 27 June - R16: 2A v 2B (18:00, local time)

⚽ 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.