Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)

Luzhniki Stadium is located in Moscow, Russia. It has a capacity of 81,000 seats. The stadium was first built in 1955, and used until 2013. The old Luzhniki Stadium was demolished and rebuilt for the 2018 World Cup, though the authorities attempted to maintain the historical facade and architecture of the old stadium in the new design.


The former stadium hosted the 1980 Olympic Games, the 2008 Champions League final, and the 2013 World Athletics Championships.

Luzhniki Stadium was one of the stadiums for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. It hosted the opening match and the FIFA World Cup final. It was the largest of the World Cup venues for 2018, with a capacity of 81,000 seats.

Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium View of Moscow's Luzhniki stadium
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