- Address: Borisov
- Country: Belarus
- Capacity: 13,000
- Opened: 2014
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: BATE (football)
Extra stadium info – Borisov Arena
The construction of the Borisov Arena started in 2011. The first-ever official football game at the stadium was a Belarusian cup final. The national football team of Belarus played various FIFA World Cup qualifiers at the Borisov Arena. On 4 September 2014, they won their first match at the venue 6-1. They faced the national football team of Tajikistan that day. BATE use the stadium for home games. It became the first football club from Belarus with a value of at least $10 million. In 2013, BATE became the first club with 10 Belarusian top-flight football league titles.
BATE in the UEFA Champions League
On 17 September 2008, BATE played their first-ever UEFA Champions League game. They lost the match against Real Madrid, which took place in Madrid in front of 55,000 spectators. Sergio Ramos García scored the first goal of the game and Rutgerus Johannes Martinus van Nistelrooij scored the second goal of the game. In 2008, BATE finished below the Italian side Juventus, the Spanish side Real Madrid and the Russian side Zenit in their first-ever participation in the UEFA Champions League group stage. In 2014, the Borisov Arena hosted its first-ever UEFA Champions League game, which was won by BATE after defeating Athletic Club from Spain 2-1. 11,000 people showed up for the football match.
The first Belarusian football player in a UEFA Champions League final
Aliaksandr Paulavich Hleb played numerous games for BATE. On 17 May 2006, Hleb became the first Belarusian football player in a UEFA Champions League final. He lost the game with Arsenal against FC Barcelona in Saint-Denis. In 2008, Hleb signed with FC Barcelona. He played numerous matches for the national football team of Belarus before he ended his professional football career in 2019.