- Address: Milaanstraat, Sittard
- Country: Netherlands
- Capacity: 12,000
- Opened: 14 November 1999
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Fortuna Sittard (football)
Extra stadium info – Fortuna Sittard Stadion
The stadium was named Offermans Joosten Stadion before it became the Fortuna Sittard Stadion. Fortuna Sittard, one of the first sports clubs from Limburg with 10,000 followers on its main social media page, moved to the venue in 1999. The Fortuna Sittard Stadion opened with a football match between Fortuna Sittard and FC Schalke 04 from Germany. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. Fortuna Sittard were promoted to the Dutch top-flight football league several times.
Mark van Bommel
Mark Peter Gertruda Andreas van Bommel is one of the famous former players of Fortuna Sittard. He won domestic top-flight league titles with the famous football clubs PSV, FC Barcelona, FC Bayern München and AC Milan. Van Bommel won the prestigious UEFA Champions League with the Spanish football giants FC Barcelona one year after he left PSV from Eindhoven. Later, he became the first foreign captain of the German football giants Bayern München. In 2010, Mark van Bommel played in the FIFA World Cup final with the national football team of the Netherlands. In 2018, he became the manager of PSV, one of the first Dutch sports clubs with 1 million followers on its main social media page.
Van Bommel unvealed a statue of Fernando Ricksen at the Fortuna Sittard Stadion in 2018. One of the stands of the Fortuna Sittard Stadion is named after Fernando Jacob Hubertina Henrika Ricksen. He started and ended his professional football career with Fortuna Sittard. Ricksen also played professional football for AZ from the Netherlands, the Rangers from Scotland and Zenit from Russia. He played various games for the national football team of the Netherlands, nicknamed Oranje. Fernando Ricksen suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and died from the disease in 2019 at the age of 43.