The home stadium of the St. Petersburg “Zenith” on December 9, will be called “Gazprom-arena”, according to the official website of the club.
The new name of the stadium integrate hundreds of media – from logos on the external facade of the arena to the uniforms, Souvenirs and tickets.
Now the complex on Krestovsky island, built by the city authorities, and since February this year placed under the control of the club under a concession agreement for 49 years, is called “Saint Petersburg arena”.
Recall that the stadium was built more than ten years. In the process of construction and after the opening it was associated with numerous scandals, including corruption. The arena has hosted the matches of the confederations Cup in 2017 and world Cup in 2018. including In her last match for third place and one of the semifinals. In 2020, the stadium will host matches of the European championship.
Due to its capacity “Saint Petersburg arena” became the most visited stadium of the championship of Russia on football. Vymatyvayutsya field allows the combination of different mass events and huge concerts.