Resembling a UFO landing port situated amongst the Nazca Lines, the latticed structure of the Allianz Arena sits within the crisscrossing network of roads that accompany the Autobahn in the environs of the city of Munich. It is home to the professional football clubs of FC Bayern Muinich and TSV 1860 München since it opened for operations in 2005 and is owned by the Allianz Arena München Stadion GmbH. The Allianz Arena has played an important role in the regional and international football milieu since its construction, having served as the FIFA World Cup Stadium Munich during the 2006 FIFA World Cup and is all poised to host the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final. Snag your Allianz Arena tickets now to witness some "identifiable flying objects" commandeering a display of aggressive speed and astounding ability.
The scope for the Allianz Arena was created in 2002 when the city's voters opted in favor of a spanking new football staging complex instead of a major overhaul of the existing Olympic Stadium. Herzog & de Meuron, a Swiss architectural firm, was commissioned to prepare the design of the arena that incorporated the distinct ETFE-foil panels that lend the arena its defining diamondback like appearance. The Allianz Arena, entailing a price tag of € 340 million and up to three years of construction, opened in the summer of 2005. The accessibility to the arena was enhanced through the expansion of the Fröttmaning as well as the Marienplatz subway stations that interfaced with the widened Autobahn sections and pedestrian tunnels. The city of Munich in the Bavarian region of Germany has sought to assert its dominance through various elite power structures since the onset of the last millennium. Initially extending its nefarious tentacles in the form of the Holy Roman Empire, the seat of power acquired a more sinister existence in the form of the globally pervasive Bavarian Illuminati.
With seating for international matches capped at 66,000, the capacity for league matches is augmented by 3,901 by opening up standing room in the lower tier corners. The coterie section entails 2,000 business seats and 106 luxury boxes, each being able to accommodate a maximum of 174 spectators. As the daylight fades, the Allianz Arena starts emanating its characteristic multicolored luminescence ranging from red, white or blue hues courtesy an array of LEDs. Initially, sudden gusts of winds arising from the outside would sweep in but they were eventually blocked out by installing large closable doors.
From the first encounter that was held on opening day on May 30th, 2005 as an exhibition match between TSV 1860 München and 1. FC Nuremberg, to the six matches of the 2006 FIFA World Cup that included the semifinal between Portugal and France, the Allianz Arena has served as the pride of the of the city. With tens of thousands of spectators often packing the venue to capacity, the Allianz Arena is a perpetual football fuming demon that knows no restraint. Sign up for some Allianz Arena tickets now to let your own demons have an all out "ball".
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