90,000 (Association football, rugby league, rugby union, boxing); 75,000 to 90,000 seated and 15,000 standing (concerts); 60,000 to 72,000 (athletics); 86,000 (American football)
The stadium witnessed its first game which was played behind the closed doors between Australian company Multiplex and Wembley Stadium staff.
The archway of the stadium has a diameter greater than that of a Eurostar train.
Wembley Stadium is the largest football stadium in England and the second largest stadium in Europe, located at Wembley. The stadium isgoverned by “The Football Association” and is the home of England’s National Team. It has been constructed after demolishing the original Wembley Stadium in 2002 and was completed in March2007 at the cost of £798 million by Australian company Brookfield Multiplex. It has witnessed England home games, FA Cup finals and many international soccer events. The stadium will host both the semi-finals and final of UEFA Euro 2020. It is designed in a bowl shape with a capacity of 90,000. Its unique feature is a circular section lattice arch which is the longest unsupported roof structure in the world. A statue of Bobby Moore (England's 1966 FIFA World Cup winning captain), stands outside the stadium entrance looking at the Wembley Way. Apart from sports, the venue also hosts concerts and private events such as conferences and weddings.
Chelsea club was the last winning team of the FA Cup final at the old Wembley and the first winner at the new one.
On 17th March 2007, the stadium witnessed its first game in front of spectators which was played between the Wembley Sponsors All-stars and Geoff Thomas Foundation Charity XI.
The first FA Cup final played at the new stadium was between Chelsea and Manchester United, held in 2007.
The first official football match was an Under-21 match played between England-Italy in 2007 on 24th March.
The UEFA Champions League Final of 2013 was held at the stadium to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Football Association.