This is a rewrite of a post first published in 2016 just after the Euro 2016 match in Pierre Mauroy stadium between Germany and Ukraine, which Germany won 2-0 with goals scored by Mustafi and Schweinsteiger.
The Stade Pierre-Mauroy is a rather new and quite unique stadium located in Villeneuve-d’Ascq (in Lille European Metropolis), France. It opened in August 2012.
It has a seating capacity of 50,186 and is the home stadium of LOSC Lille. It was initially named Grand Stade Lille Métropole, but it was renamed on 21 June 2013, just after the death of the former Mayor of Lille and former Prime Minister of France Pierre Mauroy.
But what makes this stadium different? Here is a Guardian report to tell you why:
Now it’s time to work a little more on your English and build some language muscle… ;-)