Basic Information

  • Name: Arena Națională (National Arena Bucharest)
  • Capacity: 54,000 seats
  • Reopened in 2011
  • Home team: FCSB, Dinamo București, Romania national team
  • Distance to city centre: approximately 5km

Trivia

  • The National Arena stands on the site of the old National Stadium, previously home to Romania's national team and the preferred venue for cup finals.
  • The stadium has a retractable roof which takes only 15 minutes to open or close.
  • The old ground staged two Michael Jackson concerts and was the venue for a famous 1-0 EURO qualifying defeat of Italy in 1983.

⚽ Stadium history: Remember this great goal at the National Arena Bucharest?

UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier, 14/11/2014: Romania 2-0 Northern Ireland
UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier, 14/11/2014: Romania 2-0 Northern Ireland

Paul Papp's second-half double put Romania top of Group F.

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