The Melbourne Cricket Ground, also known as the MCG, is a multi-use stadium in the city of Melbourne. It opened in 1854 and has a capacity of 100,000, which is one of the biggest stadiums in the world. The stadium was one of the venues of the 1956 Olympics. It is used mostly for cricket, Australian football and soccer games. The national soccer team of Australia, nicknamed Socceroos, use the stadium for major matches your profile. In 2006, they reached the second round of the FIFA World Cup in Germany.