- Address: Warsaw
- Country: Poland
- Capacity: 58,000
- Opened: 29 January 2012
- Main use: Football
Extra stadium info – PGE Narodowy
The stadium named PGE Narodowy has a retractable roof. It is known as a venue for several events, like American football, concerts, football, motorcycle speedway, volleyball and windsurfing. The stadium’s record attendance was broken in 2014, when 61,000 people showed up for a volleyball match. It opened as the largest stadium by capacity in Poland. The venue opened with a football match. The game between the national football teams of Poland and the Portuguese Republic ended in a goalless draw. 53,000 spectators attended the match. On 17 October 2012, the stadium named PGE Narodowy hosted its first-ever FIFA World Cup qualifier. The football match between Poland and England ended in a 1-1 draw. A crowd of 47,000 showed up for the FIFA World Cup qualifier.
The UEFA European Football Championship
The venue named PGE Narodowy hosted five UEFA European Football Championship games in 2012. One of those games was the opening game of the tournament. The match between the national football teams of Poland and the Hellenic Republic, commonly known as Greece, ended in a 1-1 draw. 53,000 people attended the game. Robert Lewandowski scored the first goal of the continental football tournament.
The football legend Robert Lewandowski played his first FIFA World Cup match for the national football team of Poland in 2018. In 2010, he left the Polish club Lech Poznań for Borussia Dortmund, the second German football club with a world championship title. Lewandowski left Borussia Dortmund for FC Bayern München, the first German football club with a world championship title, in 2014. He won the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup with Bayern after beating the Mexican side Tigres de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. It was the second FIFA Club World Cup title for the Bavarians.