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Goals, wins, pretzels: the Allianz Arena factfile

The Allianz Arena has been FC Bayern’s home for 3,652 days. But who was the first scorer? When did the quickest goal go in? What’s been the biggest victory? How many spectators have passed through the turnstiles? And how many Brezn, the classic Bavarian pretzel, have been consumed at the Arena to date? fcbayern.de has been examining the stats and facts.

Allianz Arena facts and figures

- The 1st goal for FC Bayern at the Arena was scored by Sebastian Deisler in the record champions’ inaugural match against a Germany XI. The final score was 4-2 to the Reds.

- 6 matches took place at the Allianz Arena during the 2006 World Cup, including the opening match between Germany and Costa Rica (4-2 to the hosts) and France’s 1-0 semi-final victory over Portugal.

- Bayern’s 8-0 thrashing of Hamburger SV in February 2015 is the biggest win at the Allianz Arena.

- Bayern only scored more goals at their home stadium in a 9-2 victory in March 2013, also against HSV.

- 10.12 seconds after kick-off was all it took Roy Makaay to open the scoring on 7 March 2007 in a Champions League last sixteen return against Real Madrid. It remains the fastest goal ever scored both at the Allianz Arena and in Europe’s elite club competition!

- Only 11 Bayern matches have ended goalless – goals are as good as guaranteed in Fröttmaning!

- 12: Munich’s best record at the Arena is against VfL Wolfsburg, who FCB have beaten in all 12 matches between the teams in the north of Munich.

- 18 own goals have been scored in FCB matches at the Arena. Munich benefited 11 times and their opponents on seven occasions.

- Franck Ribéry has provided 52 assists at the Arena, the best of any Bayern player.

- Former Bayern striker Mario Gomez hit a record 66 goals at the Allianz Arena for FCB, although Arjen Robben (63) and Franck Ribéry (58) are closing in fast.

- On a clear night, the illuminated Allianz Arena is visible from up to 75 kilometres away.

- Philipp Lahm has made a record 206 appearances at the Arena, finishing on the winning side 151 times. Next best are Bastian Schweinsteiger (194 games, 143 wins) and Franck Ribéry (148/115).

- FC Bayern have played 249 competitive fixtures at the Arena. The record reads: 188 wins, 37 draws and only 24 defeats!

- A total of 471 matches have been played at the Allianz Arena by FCB, 1860 München, Germany and during the 2006 World Cup.

- Germany’s most successful club have scored 640 goals at their magnificent home ground, with only 185 conceded!

- In total, 1,318 goals have gone in at the Allianz Arena.

- The remarkable exterior façade comprises 2,760 lozenge-shaped foil panels made from ethyl tetrafluoroethylene. 1,056 are illuminated for night games – in red (FC Bayern), blue (1860 München) or white (national team). On St. Patrick’s Day the Arena is illuminated in green, and it glowed white and red on 1 July 2013 to mark Croatia’s accession to the EU.

- Visitors benefit from 9,800 parking spaces on four levels at the stadium. The Esplanade covers Europe’s biggest underground car park.

- The crowd of 46,104 for a women’s international on 29 June 2013 was a new European record for a women’s international friendly.

- since it officially opened in 2012, around 500,000 people have visited the FC Bayern Erlebniswelt.

- The Arena was the most-visited attraction in Bavaria in 2014 with approximately 4,000,000 visitors, far in excess of the approximately 1.4 million visitors to the famous Schloss Neuschwanstein!

- Since 2005, spectators have consumed 6,000,000 Bratwurst sausages with a combined length of 25 kilometres. The fans have also put away 1.5 million Brezn pretzels, 800,000 portions of French fries, 600,000 Leberkäse rolls, 500,000 Pizza slices, 450,000 schnitzels and 400,000 sandwiches.

- 11,000,000 half-litre mugs of beer (including 300,000 beer and lemonade shandies) have been sold at the Arena. Five million non-alcoholic beverages have been sold, including 2.5 million cups of Cola.

- The cumulative attendance for matches in Fröttmaning to date is 24,114,596 – and counting!