The Rugby & Football Aviva Stadium in the suburb of Dublin
Dublin, March 25, 2016 – Oreste Di Cristino
The Aviva Stadium, located in North Dublin Ballsbridge suburb, hosts the irish Rugby Union team and the home games of the Republic of Ireland National Football team.
The Aviva Stadium is Ireland's first, and only, UEFA Elite Stadium (UEFA Category 4).
The Aviva Stadium, with a capacity of 51.700 spectators (all seated), is a bowl shape with four tiers on three sides of the ground; the lower, the second and upper tier. The northern end of the stadium, due to its proximity to local housing, incorporates only the lower tier of the bowl. The stadium's roof is designed to undulate in a wave-like manner so as to avoid blocking light to local residences.
It has been announced by UEFA that the Aviva Stadium will host for EURO 2020 finals fixtures, three group games and a round of 16 match. Should the Republic of Ireland qualify they will be guaranteed two home group games at the Aviva Stadium.
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