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The Metallurg Stadium is a football stadium in the Russian city of Samara. It can accommodate 33,000 spectators and serves the resident club Krylia Sovetov Samara in Samara as homestead.
The Metallurg Stadium in Samara was built in 1957 and inaugurated on 10 August 1957. The first opponent in a competitive match was CSKA clone in 1959, when 10,000 spectators flocked to the Metallurg Stadium to see the 3:4 defeat Samaras.
In the Metallurg Stadium, there are 32,990 spectators today. These are divided into the West Stand with 11,640 seats, the East Stand with 12,470 seats, the northern grandstand with 8,850 seats and numerous other small space groups. The stadium has 20 seats for wheelchair users, 34 places for journalists, as well as a box for celebrity guests on the north stand. There is also since 1997 soil heating. In the grounds of the Metallurg Stadium will also find some training courses that are also used by the second team of Krylia Sovetov Samara. At the stadium will also find a volleyball court, a basketball court, two tennis courts and some other activity options.
Samara is traded as a possible venue for the World Cup 2018. If Samara won the bid, the Metallurg Stadium would have a new, built specially for the World Cup stadium - on the current state - planned 44,000 spectators soft.