Juventus Stadium

Juventus Stadium, known for sponsorship reasons as the Allianz Stadium since July 2017,[4][5] sometimes simply known in Italy as the Stadium (Italian: Lo Stadium),[6][7] is an all-seater football stadium in the Vallette borough of Turin, Italy, and the home of Juventus F.C. The stadium was built on the site of its former ground, the Stadio delle Alpi in the latter 2000, and is the first club-owned football modern venue in the country[8] as long as one of the only four stadiums accredited with the UEFA Category 4, which have the highest technical level in the confederation's Stadium Infrastructure Regulations, alongside the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, the Stadio Olimpico di Roma and the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino. It was opened at the start of the 2011–12 season and, with 41,507 spectators,[1] it is the sixth largest football stadium in Italy by seating capacity, as well the first in Piedmont.

Juventus Stadium
Allianz Stadium
Former namesJuventus Stadium
AddressCorso Gaetano Scirea 50, 10151
LocationTurin, Italy
OwnerJuventus Football Club S.p.A.
OperatorJuventus Football Club S.p.A.
Executive suites84
Capacity41,507 seated[1]
Record attendance41,495 vs. Inter Milan (7 December 2018, Serie A)[2]
Field size105 m × 68 m (344 ft × 223 ft)
SurfaceGrass
ScoreboardLCD
Construction
Broke ground1 March 2009
Opened8 September 2011
Construction cost€155 million[3]
ArchitectHernando Suárez
Gino Zavanella
Giorgetto Giugiaro
Structural engineerFrancesco Ossola
Massimo Majowiecki
Tenants
Juventus F.C. (2011–present)
Italy national football team (selected matches)

Juventus played the first match in the stadium on 8 September 2011 against the world's oldest professional football club Notts County,[9][10] in a friendly which ended 1–1;[11] Luca Toni scored the first goal. The first competitive match was against Parma three days later, where Stephan Lichtsteiner scored the stadium's first competitive goal in the 16th minute.[12] Juventus only lost three matches of their first 100 Italian top-flight league matches at the Juventus Stadium.[13]

The stadium hosted the 2014 UEFA Europa League Final[14] and it will host the 2021 UEFA Nations League Finals and the 2022 UEFA Women's Champions League Final.[15] In its area there are some other structures related with the club such as the J-Museum, the J-Medical and a concept store, as long as a shopping center.