History and Description of Kazan Arena
Kazan Arena is in Kazan, Russia. It is a home stadium of FC Rubin Kazan to host its home games for the Russian Premier League. This stadium has the largest outside screen in the Europe.
Construction of the stadium started in May 2010 and completed in early 2013. The Kazan Arena hosted the opening and closing ceremony of the 2013 Summer Universiade.
Further improvement was performed after the Universiade and following the pitch problems. Means that the first football match in this stadium was on 26 May 2014 when Russia and Slovakia played a friendly match.
In 2015, the stadium hosted the FINA World Aquatics Championships, for which the football pitch was replaced by two swimming pools.
The arena was also one of the playing stadiums in the 2017 Confederations Cup and now is also going to host some matches of the 2018 World Cup.
The Kazan Arena has a capacity of 45,379 peoples.
2017 Confederations Cup
Portugal 2-2 Mexico
Germany 1-1 Chile
Mexico 2-1 Russia
Portugal 0-0 Chile