- Address: Råsta Strandväg 1, Solna
- Country: Sweden
- Capacity: 54,000
- Opened: 27 October 2012
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: AIK (football)
Extra stadium info – Friends Arena
The stadium opened as the Swedbank Arena. In 2012, it became the Friends Arena. The venue is used for several events, like bandy, concerts, football and motorcycle speedway. The national football team of Sweden played numerous home games at the Friends Arena. In 1958, they reached the final of the prestigious FIFA World Cup for the first time in their history. The 1958 FIFA World Cup took place in Sweden. The national football team of Brazil won the final, which took place in Solna in front of 49,000 fans, 5-2. Edson Arantes do Nascimento, commonly known as Pelé, scored twice in the final. Pelé was elected Athlete of the Century by the IOC. He played for Santos FC from Brazil and the New York Cosmos from the United States during his professional football career.
AIK, the first Swedish sports club with 100,000 followers on its main social media page, use the Friends Arena for home games. The club was founded in 1891. In 1900, they were crowned Swedish football champions for the first time in their history. AIK drew an average attendance of 18,000 in 15 home games in their first-ever domestic top-flight football league season at the Friends Arena.