Volkswagen Arena

Volkswagen Arena, Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg, Germany is a town in lower saxony founded officially as the Stadt des ‘Kraft durch Freude’-Wagens nahe Fallersleben for only one purpose: building cars. Volkswagen, the partly state-owned enterprise tries to make the city more worth living and has therefore built the Volkswagen Arena, home to the (Volkswagen supported) Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg.

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New York Liberty vs. Los Angeles Sparks

Madison Square Garden, New York

Something absolutely worth being put on your list is a visit to Madison Square  Garden (“The Garden“, MSG) – a stadium for different sports and a concert hall in the center of Manhattan. It names itself “The World’s Most Famous Arena“, dates back to the year 1874 and is home to the New York Rangers (NHL), New York Knicks (NBA) and New York Liberty (WNBA).

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Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf

The Rheinstadion in Düsseldorf, Germany (sponsored name: “ESPRIT arena”) is a multifunctional arena which is pretty young: It has been built between 2002 und 2004. It is home to the soccer club Fortuna Düsseldorf – currently once again in the first German league – and offers space for 54.600 supporters.

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Family business

Grundig-Stadion, Nürnberg

Already when we made a stop at the motorway close to Nürnberg, Germany the staff was worried that we might win and the 1. FC Nürnberg (called Der Club) might loose its headcoach. Throughout the tour I had a lot of sympathy for the Clubberer – when walking to the stadium we were surrounded by families going to see the match; a friendly atmosphere I didn’t see anywhere else.

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