The Stadion Feijenoord is a stadium, situated in Rotterdam, Netherlands. It is named so because of its location in region 'Feijenoord'. The groundbreaking ceremony was held in the year 1935. The chief architect who built the stadium is Leendert van der Vlugt. After two years, the stadium was finally opened for the spectators on 23rd July 1937. The Stadion Feijenoord is more commonly known by its nickname "De Kuip". It underwent a major renovation in the year 1994 by the architecture firm Broekbakema. In the year 1930, Feyenoord's President, Leen van Zandvliet wanted to build a stadium with two freely hanging tiers and easy view for spectators and that is how the Stadion Feijenoord came into existence. It has been the home of the Dutch national football team since years.