Parc des Princes
The Parc des Princes was built in 1897 and was last renovated in 1972, when it was one of the most modern stadiums in Europe.
The Parc des Princes has been rebuilt three times. The original stadium was called Velodrome du Parc des Princes. This stadium was built in 1897, after which it was renovated in 1932. In the 1930s, it was decided to expand the stadium so that it could accommodate 45,000 seats. In 1972, it was decided to modernize the stadium. The stadium was designed by the French architect Roger Taillibert and Iranian artist Siavash Teimouri.
The new stadium opened on May 25, 2972 and the first game at the stadium was the match between France and the USSR. The new stadium also hosted the 1972 Coupe de France Final between Olympique de Marseille and Bastia. When PSG was founded in 1973, the Parc des Princes became the club's new home.
Currently, the Parc des Princes can hold 47,928 spectators. Before the opening of the Stade de France, the Parc des Princes was actually the home of the French football and rugby teams.
The Parc des Princes has had the fortune of hosting countless finals and important matches. The stadium has had the honor of hosting countless World Cup and European Championship games. The most popular one was the Euro 1984 final, where France actually won the game 2-0.
With star players like Mbappe, Neymar, and Mbappe, one would think that the Parc des Princes will continue to be an attractive place to play and watch football for a long time. Fans all over the world can come and see PSG games in Ligue 1 with footballtravel.com, where we offer football trips to France including tickets, selected hotels, and flight tickets from several airports.
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