- Address: Avenida Padre Leopoldo Brentano, Porto Alegre
- Country: Brazil
- Capacity: 60,000
- Opened: 8 December 2012
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Grêmio (football)
Extra stadium info – Arena do Grêmio
The construction of the stadium, which became one of the venues used by the national football team of Brazil, started in 2010. The stadium in southern Brazil is among the largest sports venues by capacity in the country. It opened with a football match between Grêmio and HSV from Germany. The home side won the game 2-1 in front of 60,000 fans. André Luiz Barreto Silva Lima scored the first goal of the match. Grêmio use the stadium for home games. The club was founded in 1903. They drew an average attendance of 22,000 in 19 home games in their first domestic football league season at their current home. Grêmio has a fierce rivalry with SC Internacional. Football matches between both clubs are known as Grenal.
The results of Grêmio
Grêmio won their first-ever Brazilian top-flight football league title after beating São Paulo FC in 1981. They won the Copa Libertadores, the South American championship for football clubs, in 1983 for the first time in their history. Grêmio won the title after beating Peñarol from Uruguay in a two-legged final. The same year, Grêmio won the Toyota Cup, the former world championship for football clubs. They won the tournament after defeating HSV. In 2017, Grêmio reached the final of the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time in their history. The Spanish side Real Madrid won the game 1-0 in front of 41,000 people in the United Arab Emirates.
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho Gaúcho, started his professional football career with Grêmio in 1998. The Brazilian football legend left the club for the French side Paris Saint-Germain in 2001. He also played for FC Barcelona, AC Milan, Flamengo, Atlético Mineiro and Querétaro FC before he ended his professional football career with Fluminense in 2015.