Zentralstadion

  • Opened: (Leipzig, Saxony, Germany) as Zentralstadion
  • Closed: (Leipzig, Saxony, Germany) as Zentralstadion
  • Opened: (Leipzig, Saxony, Germany) as Red Bull Arena

Central Stadium was a stadium with a capacity of 120,000 in Leipzig which was initially used for matches of SC Rotation Leipzig. It was renovated in 2004 and renamed the Red Bull Arena.

About 1.5 million cubic metres of debris from the World War II bombing of Leipzig was used in the stadium's construction. Its name derives from the Soviet "Central Stadium", a title used throughout the Eastern Bloc.

Red Bull Arena is a football facility located in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. It is the largest football stadium in the former East Germany and has also hosted music concerts as well as football.

Opened in 2004, it is currently the home stadium for first-division club RB Leipzig, with FC Sachsen Leipzig having previously used the stadium from its opening until 2009. Due to UEFA sponsorship regulations, the stadium is known as the RB Arena for European matches.

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