- Address: Hennes-Weisweiler-Allee 1, Mönchengladbach
- Country: Germany
- Capacity: 54,000
- Opened: 30 July 2004
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Borussia Mönchengladbach (football)
Extra stadium info – BORUSSIA-PARK
The BORUSSIA-PARK is one of the largest stadiums by capacity in North Rhine-Westphalia. Its construction costs were €85 million. The stadium with standing places has a capacity of 46,000 for international matches. It was one of the nine 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup venues. The first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup match at the stadium took place on 29 June 2011. Brazil won the game against Australia 1-0 in front of a crowd of 27,000. The second game was won by Germany after defeating the French Republic in front of 45,000 fans. The third FIFA Women’s World Cup game at the BORUSSIA-PARK was a semi-final game. The United States won the game against the French Republic. Japan won the tournament after beating the United States after penalties.
Borussia Mönchengladbach use the BORUSSIA-PARK for home games. The football club was founded in 1900. They drew an average attendance of 49,000 in 17 home games in their first-ever top-flight football league season at the venue. Borussia Mönchengladbach won the German top-flight football league in 1970 for the first time in their history. They won the league five times in the 1970s. Borussia Mönchengladbach also won the German cup tournament once in the 1970s.
Borussia Mönchengladbach also reached the final of the European championship for football clubs in the 1970s. They lost the match against the world famous English side Liverpool FC 3-1. 52,000 people attended the match in the Italian city of Rome. In 1978, Borussia Mönchengladbach played their first-ever world championship matches. The Argentine side Boca Juniors defeated Borussia Mönchengladbach in the two-legged final of the world championship.