|Capacity||football, rugby: 81,338; athletics: 75,000|
|Surface Type||Desso Grassmaster|
Stade De France, located north of Paris in the commune of Saint-Denis is France’s national stadium. The stadium was built for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. It was the first time in over 70 years that a stadium in France has been built for a particular event. It was named as proposed by the French Football legend Michel Platini. The construction work commenced on 2nd May 1995 and took three years to complete, finally opening its gate on 28th January in 1998. At present, it is the sixth largest stadium in Europe with a capacious space for 81,338 spectators and has been serving as the home ground for the national football and rugby union team of France.