commercial banks (Commerzbank-Arena, the stadium original Mingwaerde Stadium , German : the Waldstadion , meaning " forest " Stadium) is a 52,000 - seat sports ground in Frankfurt, Germany , and mainly used for soccer and American football game for Andre Frankfurt home stadium of the football club and the Frankfurt Galaxy football club (Frankfurt Galaxy) . Was unveiled in 1925 , during World War II, also arranged for political rallies .
in July 2005 , was renamed the Business Bank Arena (Commerzbank-Arena), but during the World Cup in 2006 will be known as the " Frankfurt World Cup Stadium (FIFA WM Stadion is Frankfurt ) . For the holding of the World Cup almost the entire stadium rebuilt and modernized arrangements staged four breakout preliminaries and a semi-final . 2005 Confederations Cup also arranged three Qualifying Heats and the staged here by Brazil 's final against Argentina . Sept. 12
2008 years scheduled night home from Frankfurt , Karlsruhe in the Bundesliga four games , three days before the Madonna concert will be held , resulting in serious damage to the turf , the stadium that day was covered with new turf , the general manager of the German football League (DFL) Hieronymus referee the game Jinhefeier visited turf at noon , made the decision to temporarily cancel the competition .