Millennium Stadium is located on the edge of the Taff River, in the heart of Wales capital city, Cardiff. With a capacity of 74,500, Millennium Stadium is the national stadium of Wales and the Welsh national rugby team.
Millennium Stadium has the honor to host the first event of the London 2012 Olympic Games women's football. The match began on July 25, two days before the Opening Ceremony.
Design and Building
It takes about 56,000 tons of concrete and steel to build the Millennium Stadium. Built from 1997 to 1999 to replace the old Wales national stadium.
Featuring the first roof that can be retractable in England, Millennium Stadium is a truly multi-purpose.
After the Olympics
Millennium Stadium will continue to be used as the home of the Wales rugby team .