Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium is a football stadium located in the city of London which is a home venue of the England national football team.

With a capacity of 90,000 and covering an area of 7140 square metres it is the second largest stadium in Europe and is classified by UEFA as a 5 star stadium.

The old Wembley, renowned worldwide for its sporting and musical events, was demolished in 2002. The new stadium, the construction of which cost 1.26 billion euros, was erected in its place in 2007. In 2012 it will be one of the venues of the Summer Olympics in London, hosting the football finals.

Since its completion, the new stadium has hosted several large concerts, including concerts of George Michael, U2, Oasis, Modanna, Coldplay, Muse, and Foo Fighters, among others.

Architecturally, the stadium has a circular design and a sliding roof which can be closed or opened, depending on weather conditions. It also has a 133-metre high steel arch which crosses it from end to end.

The stadium contains the highest number of toilets of all the venues in the world (2,618).

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Architect definition of architect Norman Foster
Category definition of category stadium
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Neighbourhood Brent (LONDON)
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Geographical coordinates 51.5560842, -0.2790705
Address HA9 6 City of London, Stadium Way
Construction dates 2003 - 2007
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