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Fritz Walter Stadion

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Field size  105 x 68 m
Opened  13 May 1920
Team  1. FC Kaiserslautern
Capacity  49,780
Phone  +49 180 5 318800

Former names  Betzenbergstadion (1920-1985)
Location  Kaiserslautern, Germany
Public transit  Kaiserslautern Hauptbahnhof (Central station) or use Park-and-ride system
Owner  Fritz-Walter-Stadion Kaiserslautern GmbH
Record attendance  50,754 (6 May 2006 (2006-05-06) Bundesliga match 1. FC Kaiserslautern vs. FC Bayern Munich 1-1)
Address  Fritz-Walter-Straße 1, 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
Similar  FCK‑Museum, Stadion Nürnberg, Wildparkstadion, Mercedes‑Benz Arena, Niedersachsenstadion

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The Fritz-Walter-Stadion ( [ˌfʁɪtsˈvaltɐˌʃtaːdi̯ɔn]) is the home to the 2. Bundesliga club 1. FC Kaiserslautern and is located in the city of Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It was one of the stadia used in the 2006 World Cup. It is named after Fritz Walter, who played for the Kaiserslautern club throughout his career and was captain of the Germany national football team that won the 1954 FIFA World Cup in the "Miracle of Bern". The Stadium was built on the Betzenberg hill, hence its nickname "Betze", and was opened in 1920.


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In preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2006, the stadium underwent a 76,5 million Euro renovation beginning in 2002 that added a media center, installed a new floodlight system, and increased capacity from 38,500, of which 18,600 were standing, to 48,500, of which 16,363 are standing.

2006 FIFA World Cup

The stadium was one of the venues for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

The following games were played at the stadium during the World Cup of 2006:


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