Principality Stadium is the second largest football stadium in the world with retractable roof feature.
The stadium’s new logo is inspired by its iconic architecture that consists retractable roof, curved frontage, and four spires.
Principality Stadium is a multi-purpose stage, located in Cardiff, Wales. It is the second largest stadium in the world with a fully retractable roof and the second stadium in Europe having this feature. It was originally known as "Millennium Stadium", opened in 1999. The stadium mostly hosts rugby union and football matches and has also hosted national and international events such as Rugby World Cup, Heineken Cup, FA Cup and League Cup. It is the home ground of the Welsh Rugby Union, Football Association of Wales. Principality Stadium is built on the site of National Stadium in 1962. The four stands are called the North Stand, the West Stand, the SouthStand, and the BT Stand. A bronze statue of Sir Tasker Watkins, former President, is erected outside the stadium. Apart from sporting events, it has also hosted live concerts of performers such as Tina Turner, U2, The Rolling Stones, Robbie Williams, ThePolice, Bon Jovi, Madonna, Paul McCartney and is also used for events like dinners, banquets, ball parties and weddings receptions.
The stadium was originally built to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup.
The stadium saw its first major event in 1999 when Wales played against South Africa in a rugby union-friendly match.
In 2001, the stadium was rated as a five-star stadium by UEFA.
In 2015, it was chosen to host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final match.
It was one of the six venues for the football competition of 2012 Summer Olympics.
In 2016, the stadium was renamed as "Principality Stadium" from "Millennium Stadium".