Basic Information

  • Name: Puskás Aréna
  • Capacity: 68,000 seats
  • Under construction, set to open in 2019
  • Home team: Hungarian national team
  • Distance to city centre: approximately 4km

Trivia

  • Work began on Budapest's new stadium, named after its most famous footballing export, in 2016 and is expected to finish in 2019.
  • The old Ferenc Puskás Stadion has been demolished to make way for the new arena, the one-time Népstadion (People's Stadium) having been inaugurated back in 1953.
  • The old ground was the venue for England's heaviest international defeat; they lost 7-1 to Hungary on 23 May 1954.

📅 Matches at Puskás Aréna


Tuesday, 16 June – Group F match
Saturday, 20 June – Group F match
Wednesday, 24 June – Group F match
Sunday, 28 June – Round of 16 (1C v 3D/E/F)

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