- Address: Istanbul
- Country: Türkiye
- Capacity: 41,000
- Opened: 10 April 2016
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Beşiktaş (football)
Extra stadium info – Tüpraş Stadyumu
The football stadium is among the main sports venues in Istanbul. It was named Vodafone Park before it became the Tüpraş Stadyumu. The venue is located in the European part of Istanbul. It hosted the UEFA Super Cup in 2019 for the first time in its history. The game between the English football clubs Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC was played in front of 38,000 spectators. Liverpool Football Club won the game after a penalty shoot-out. Liverpool FC won their first-ever world championship title in 2019. They won the title after beating Flamengo from Brazil. Chelsea won their first-ever world championship title in 2021. They were crowned world champions after defeating the Brazilian club Palmeiras.
A former stadium
The Tüpraş Stadyumu was built on the site of the former home of Beşiktaş JK. The demolition of the previous stadium used by Beşiktaş started on 2 June 2013. The previous home of Beşiktaş opened in 1947. Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe shared the stadium with Beşiktaş for many years. The former venue became the first stadium in the world from which someone could view two continents. Asia and Europe are separated by a strait in Istanbul.
Beşiktaş JK, nicknamed Kara Kartallar (Black Eagles), became one of the most popular Turkish football teams. Beşiktaş, Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray are among the first Turkish football teams with a value of at least $100 million. Beşiktaş were crowned Turkish football champions in 1957 for the first time in their history. One year later, they were crowned Turkish football champions again. In 1992, Beşiktaş became the second football club from Türkiye with 10 domestic top-flight league titles. That year, they won 23 of their 30 league games. Beşiktaş drew the other seven games. They became the first football side which won the Turkish top-flight league undefeated.