A football stadium in Gelsenkirchen, with a capacity of 61,000 for football matches. For international football matches, the 53,000-seat capacity stand, because they are not allowed. The stadium in western Germany opened its doors in 2001 at the Arena AufSchalke and hosted five matches of the FIFA World Cup in 2006. FC Schalke 04, also known as Die Königsblauen, The Royal Blues are the tenants of the stadium. In 2001, the tragedy for the fans of FC Schalke 04, where the FC Bayern Munich was crowned champion after scoring the winning goal against Hamburger SV in the fourth minute of injury time. Without a goal, FC Schalke 04 to win the national championship football again from 43 years.