WIRSOL Rhein-Neckar-Arena
Location Sinsheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Coordinates 49°14′17.1″N 8°53′15.4″E / 49.238083°N 8.887611°E / 49.238083; 8.887611Coordinates: 49°14′17.1″N 8°53′15.4″E / 49.238083°N 8.887611°E / 49.238083; 8.887611
Capacity 30,150 (league matches),
25,641 (international matches)
Surface Grass
Broke ground 2007
Opened 24 January 2009[1]
Construction cost 100 million
Architect Eheim Moebel[2]
Sattler Europe[3]
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

The Rhein-Neckar-Arena (German pronunciation: [ˌʁaɪnˈnɛkaɐ̯ʔaˌʁeːnaː]; also known as Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena [ˈvɪʁzɔl-] for sponsoring purposes[4]) is a multi-purpose stadium in Sinsheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of 1899 Hoffenheim. The stadium has a capacity of 30,150 people.[5] It replaced TSG 1899 Hoffenheim's former ground, the Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion.

The stadium is the largest in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan area, although it is situated in a town with only 36,000 inhabitants.

The first competitive match was played on 31 January 2009 against FC Energie Cottbus, and ended in a 2–0 win for Hoffenheim.[6] The stadium hosted international matches at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.[5]


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