- Address: Cours Jules-Ladoumègue, Bordeaux
- Country: French Republic
- Capacity: 42,000
- Opened: 23 May 2015
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Girondins de Bordeaux (football)
Extra stadium info – Matmut ATLANTIQUE
The construction of the stadium, which opened as one of the largest sports venues by capacity in the French Republic, started in 2012 and its construction costs were €168 million. It hosted five matches for the 2016 UEFA European Football Championship. On 11 June 2016, the national football team of Wales won the first-ever match of the tournament at the stadium 2-1. The game between Wales and the Slovak Republic, commonly known as Slovakia, attracted a crowd of 37,000. Hungary won the second match after beating Austria, Belgium won the third match after defeating Ireland and Croatia won the fourth match against Spain. After four group-stage games, the stadium named Matmut ATLANTIQUE hosted a quarter-final. Germany won the game against the Italian Republic.
Football club des Girondins de Bordeaux
The venue named Matmut ATLANTIQUE opened with a match between Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux and Montpellier Hérault Sport Club. The home side won the French top-flight football league game 2-1. Diego Alejandro Rolán Silva, who was born in Uruguay, scored both goals for the home side. The Girondins de Bordeaux football club was founded in 1881. The club took its name Girondins from a group of French revolutionaries.
The Girondins de Bordeaux in the French top-flight football league
The Girondins de Bordeaux won the French football championship several times. In 1950, they were crowned French football champions for the first time in their history. The Girondins de Bordeaux drew an average home attendance of 15,000 during that domestic league season. They won 21 of the 34 matches in that French league season. Nine games ended in a draw and four games ended in a loss. In 1984, the Girondins de Bordeaux won their second league title. They won the French top division three times in the 1980s.