|Location||10, Avenue Simone Veil|
69150 Décines-Charpieu, Rhône, France
|Record attendance||58,607 (rugby: France XV vs New Zealand XV 23–28, November 14, 2017)|
|Field size||105 × 68 metres (344 ft × 223 ft)|
|Surface||AirFibr hybrid grass|
|Broke ground||22 October 2012|
|Opened||9 January 2016|
|Construction cost||€415 million|
|Structural engineer||Vinci SA|
|Services engineer||Vinci SA|
|General contractor||Vinci SA|
| Olympique Lyonnais (2016–present)|
France national football team (selected matches)
Parc Olympique Lyonnais, known for sponsorship reasons as Groupama Stadium and in some competitions as Stade de Lyonor Grand Stade de Lyon, is a 59,186-seat stadium in Décines-Charpieu, in the Lyon Metropolis. The home of French football club Olympique Lyonnais, it replaced their previous stadium, Stade de Gerland, in January 2016.
A stadium is a place or venue for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts, or other events and consists of a field or stage either partly or completely surrounded by a tiered structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event.
Décines-Charpieu is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. The name of the city is often shortened and simply called Décines.
Metropolitan Lyon, also known as Grand Lyon, is a French territorial collectivity located in the east-central region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. Encompassing the city of Lyon and most of its suburbs, it has jurisdiction as both a department and a métropole, taking the territory out of the purview of the department of Rhône.
The stadium was a host of UEFA Euro 2016, and was also chosen to stage the 2017 Coupe de la Ligue Final and the 2018 UEFA Europa League Final, in addition to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and football at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. Outside football, the ground has also held rugby union and ice hockey matches, as well as musical concerts.
The 2016 UEFA European Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2016 or simply Euro 2016, was the 15th UEFA European Championship, the quadrennial international men's football championship of Europe organised by UEFA. It was held in France from 10 June to 10 July 2016. Spain were the two-time defending champions, having won the 2008 and 2012 tournaments, but were eliminated in the round of 16 by Italy. Portugal won the tournament for the first time, following a 1–0 victory after extra time over the host team, France, in the final played at the Stade de France.
The 2017 Coupe de la Ligue Final was the 23rd final of France's football league cup competition, the Coupe de la Ligue, a competition for the 42 teams that the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) manages. The final took place on 1 April 2017 at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu and was contested by Monaco and reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain.
The 2018 UEFA Europa League Final was the final match of the 2017–18 UEFA Europa League, the 47th season of Europe's secondary club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 9th season since it was renamed from the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League. It was played at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, Lyon, France on 16 May 2018, between French side Marseille and Spanish side Atlético Madrid.
On 1 September 2008, Olympique Lyonnais president Jean-Michel Aulas announced plans to create a new 60,000-seat stadium, tentatively called OL Land, to be built on 50 hectares of land located in Décines-Charpieu, a suburb of Lyon. The stadium would also include state-of-the-art sporting facilities, two hotels, a leisure center, and commercial and business offices.
Jean-Michel Aulas is a French businessman. He is the founder and CEO of Cegid and serves as the owner and chairman of French football club Olympique Lyonnais which he has owned since 1987. He was the last president of the prestigious G-14 until it disbanded in January 2008 and also currently serves on the board of European Club Association for his club. In 2012 his net worth was €348 million.
On 13 October 2008, the project was agreed upon by the French government, the General Council of Rhône, the Grand Lyon, SYTRAL, and the commune of Décines for construction with approximately €180 million of public money being used and between €60–80 million coming from the Urban Community of Lyon.The project was hindered by slow administrative procedures, political interests, and various opposition groups who viewed the stadium as financially, ecologically, and socially wrong for the taxpayers and community of Décines. After landscaping in 2012, stadium construction started in summer 2013.
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Olympique Lyonnais played their first game in the new stadium on 9 January 2016, winning 4–1 against Troyes in Ligue 1; Alexandre Lacazette scored the first goal at the ground.
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In November 2009, the French Football Federation chose Parc Olympique Lyonnais one of the twelve stadiums to be used in the country's bidding for UEFA Euro 2016.It hosted six games at the tournament, including the hosts' 2–1 win over the Republic of Ireland in the last 16, and eventual champions Portugal's 2–0 win over Wales in the semi-finals.
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In September 2016, the new stadium was chosen as the host of the 2017 Coupe de la Ligue Final, the first time that the final had been hosted outside the Paris area.Paris Saint-Germain won 4–1 against Monaco. Some PSG fans vandalised the stadium during the game, leading to fines and a travel ban. On 9 December 2016, UEFA announced that Parc OL had been chosen to host the 2018 UEFA Europa League Final on 16 May 2018.
Parc OL is one of nine stadia hosting matches at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. It has been scheduled to host the semi-finals and the final.It will be a venue for football at the 2024 Summer Olympics.
|Date||Time (CET)||Team #1||Result||Team #2||Round||Attendance|
|13 June 2016||21:00||0–2||Group E||55,408|
|16 June 2016||18:00||0–2||Group C||51,043|
|19 June 2016||21:00||0–1||Group A||49,752|
|22 June 2016||18:00||3–3||Group F||55,514|
|26 June 2016||15:00||2–1||Round of 16||56,279|
|6 July 2016||21:00||2–0||Semi-final||55,679|
|Date||Time (CEST)||Team No. 1||Res.||Team No. 2||Round||Attendance|
|16 May 2018||20:45||0–3||Final||55,768|
|Date||Time||Team No. 1||Res.||Team No. 2||Round||Attendance|
|2 July 2019||–||Semi-final|
|3 July 2019||–||Semi-final|
|7 July 2019||–||Final|
|9 June 2018|| France ||1–1||Friendly|
The venue hosted an outdoor Ligue Magnus ice hockey game between Lyon and Grenoble on 30 December 2016.In that game, Grenoble defeated Lyon 5–2; the attendance at that game was 25,142, which turned out to be the all-time record attendance for an ice hockey game in France.
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