Volgograd Arena is a multi-purpose arena, used by local team FC Rotor Volgograd. It was built near the Volga River, on the site of the demolished Central Stadium. With a previous capacity of 32,120 it was decided that the stadium needed to be upgraded to allow it to accommodate more fans.
Construction: Costing 17 billion rubles, builders started work on the new stadium in 2015. It was completed in 2018, ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
Matches: Tunisia 1 : 2 England (June 18), Nigeria 2 : 0 Iceland (June 22), Saudi Arabia 2 : 1 Egypt (June 25), Japan 0 : 1 Poland (June 28)
World Cup 2018 Venues : Luzhniki Stadium, Spartak Stadium, St Petersburg Stadium, Kaliningrad Stadium, Kazan Arena, Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Cosmos Arena, Volgograd Arena, Mordovia Arena, Rostov Arena, Fisht Olympic Stadium, Ekaterinburg Arena