- Address: Innsbruck
- Country: Austria
- Capacity: 16,000
- Opened: 8 September 2000
- Main use: American football, football
- Tenants: RAIDERS Tirol (American football), Wacker Innsbruck (football), WSG Tirol (football)
Extra stadium info – Tivoli Stadion Tirol
The stadium opened with a football game. It hosted its first football match for the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship on 10 June 2008. The game was won by the national football team of Spain after defeating Russia 4-1 in front of 30,000 people. David Villa Sánchez scored three goals for Spain in that game. He scored 59 goals in 98 games for the national football team of Spain. David Villa Sánchez played professional football for the Spanish clubs Real Sporting de Gijón, Real Zaragoza, Valencia CF, FC Barcelona and Atlético de Madrid. He also played professional football for New York City FC from the United States, Melbourne City from Australia and Vissel Kobe from Japan.
Other UEFA European Football Championship matches
Spain also won the second UEFA European Football Championship match at the stadium named Tivoli Stadion Tirol after defeating Sweden. The venue also hosted a UEFA European Football Championship game between Russia and Sweden. The Russians won the match 2-0. The national football team of Russia reached the semi-finals of the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship. They faced Spain in the semi-finals.
The national football team of Spain
On 29 June 2008, Spain won the European championship for national football teams. They won the title after beating Germany in the Austrian city of Vienna in front of 51,000 spectators. Fernando José Torres Sanz scored the only goal in the final of the tournament. He played professional football for Atlético de Madrid, Liverpool FC, Chelsea, AC Milan and Sagan Tosu. In 2010, the national football team of Spain became the eighth team with a FIFA World Cup title. The Argentine Republic, Brazil, England, the French Republic, Germany, the Italian Republic and Uruguay also won at least one FIFA World Cup title before Spain won their first one.