- Address: Castroper Straße 145, Bochum
- Country: Germany
- Capacity: 27,000
- Opened: 8 October 1911
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: VfL Bochum (football)
Extra stadium info – Vonovia Ruhrstadion
The venue hosted various home games of the national football team of Germany. On 27 June 2011, the stadium hosted its first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup match. The women’s national football team of Japan won the game after beating New Zealand 2-1. 12,000 people showed up for the match. Australia, Canada, Colombia, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Equatorial Guinea and the French Republic also played at the Vonovia Ruhrstadion during the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
VfL Bochum moved to the Vonovia Ruhrstadion in 1938. The club was founded in 1848 under a different name. They played numerous German top-flight football league matches. VfL Bochum played their first-ever German cup final in 1968. They lost the final against 1. FC Köln. VfL Bochum drew an average home attendance of 11,000 during that domestic league season.