|Location:||Moscow, Russian Federation|
Luzhniki Stadium is located in the Khamovniki district of Moscow City, Russia. It is a part of the famous Luzhniki Olympic Complex. The construction work to build the stadium began in 1955 and took a year to complete with an expenditure of € 350 million. The interior of the stadium has been designed similar to the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium (Indonesia). It underwent various renovations in between 1996-2017 which was done by famous architecture firms PA Arena, Gmp Architekten, and Mosproject-4. The Government of Moscow owned the stadium and is operated by Luzhniki Olympic Sports Complex JSC. It has served as the home for the USSR/Russia national football team from 1956 to 2012. The stadium was known as the Central Lenin Stadium from 1956 to 1992.