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Munich - Allianz Arena

One of five new stadia built for the World Cup, the 59,000 capacity Allianz Arena cost the most at £190m.
The three-tiered ground north of Munich will host the tournament's first match.
It is quite a sight, both inside and out where a spectacular translucent facade, made up of 2,874 panels, is lit up at night in a variety of colours.
Munich's rival teams - Bayern and TSV 1860 - share the stadium. But it was Englishman Owen Hargreaves who scored the ground's first Bundesliga goal.

FIXTURES (all times BST)

Fri 9 June (1700): Germany v Costa Rica (Gp A)
Wed 14 June (1700): Tunisia v Saudi Arabia (Gp H)
Sun 18 June (1700): Brazil v Australia (Gp F)
Wed 21 June (2000): Ivory Coast v Serbia & Montenegro (Gp C)
Sat 24 June (1600): 2nd round (1st Gp A v 2nd Gp B)
Wed 5 July (2000): Semi-final