VfB Stuttgart

GroundMercedes-Benz Arena
AddressMercedesstraße 87, 70372 Stuttgart, Germany
Ground Info Mercedes-Benz Arena is a stadium located in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany and home to German Bundesliga club VfB Stuttgart. Before 1993 it was called Neckarstadion, named after the nearby river Neckar and between 1993 and July 2008 it was called Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion. From the 2008–09 season, the stadium was renamed the Mercedes-Benz Arena, starting with a pre-season friendly against Arsenal on 30 July 2008. The Mercedes-Benz Arena hosted four matches of the 1974 FIFA World Cup, two matches of the 1988 UEFA European Football Championship (a 1st Round match and a semi-final) and six games of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, including a Round of 16 game and the third-place playoff match (see below for details). The stadium also hosted the finals of the European Cup (now known as UEFA Champions League) in 1959 (Real Madrid vs. Stade de Reims) and 1988 (PSV Eindhoven vs. S.L. Benfica).
HonoursVerein für Bewegungsspiele Stuttgart 1893, commonly known as VfB Stuttgart, is a German sports club based in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. The club's football team is currently part of Germany's first division, the Bundesliga. VfB Stuttgart is one of Germany's most successful clubs. The club has won the national championship five times, most recently in 2006–07, the DFB-Pokal three times and the UEFA Intertoto Cup a record three times.

The football team plays its home games at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, in the Neckarpark which is located near the Cannstatter Wasen, where the city's fall beer festival takes place. Second team side VfB Stuttgart II currently plays in the Regionalliga Südwest, which is the second highest division allowed for a reserve team. The club's junior teams have won the national U19 championships a record ten times and the Under 17 Bundesliga six times.

A membership-based club with over 64,000 members, VfB is the largest sports club in Baden-Württemberg and the fifth-largest in Germany. It has departments for fistball, field hockey, track and field, table tennis, and football referees, all of which compete only at the amateur level. The club also maintains a social department, the VfB-Garde.
Champions: 1950, 1952, 1983–84, 1991–92, 2006–07
2. Bundesliga:
Winners: 1976–77, 2016–17
Winners: 1953–54, 1957–58, 1996–97
German Super Cup:
Winners: 1992
Runners-up: 1988–89
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:
Runners-up: 1997–98
UEFA Intertoto Cup:
Winners: 2000, 2002 (record)
Oberliga Süd:
Winners: 1945–46, 1951–52, 1953–54
2nd Bundesliga Süd:
Winners: 1977
Bezirksliga Württemberg-Baden:
Winners: 1926–27, 1929–30
Gauliga Württemberg:
Winners: 1934–35, 1936–37, 1937–38, 1942–43
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VfB Stuttgart Players List

  Name PositionAgeHeight
1 Gregor Kobel Goalkeeper 24 194cm
2 Waldemar Anton Defender 25 189cm
3 Wataru Endo Midfielder 29 178cm
4 Marc Oliver Kempf Defender 27 186cm
5 Konstantinos Mavropanos Defender 24 194cm
6 Clinton Mola Midfielder 21 183cm
7 Tanguy Coulibaly Midfielder 21 175cm
8 Gonzalo Castro Midfielder 1034 172cm
9 Sasa Kalajdzic Forward 24 200cm
10 Daniel Didavi Midfielder 32 180cm
11 Erik Thommy Midfielder 27 175cm
13 Jens Grahl Goalkeeper 33 192cm
14 Silas Wamangituka Midfielder 22 189cm
15 Pascal Stenzel Defender 26 183cm
16 Atakan Karazor Defender 25 190cm
18 Hamadi Al Ghaddioui Forward 31 193cm
19 Darko Churlinov Midfielder 21 180cm
20 Philipp Förster Midfielder 27 188cm
21 Philipp Klement Midfielder 29 175cm
22 Nicolás González Midfielder 24 180cm
23 Orel Mangala Midfielder 24 178cm
24 Borna Sosa Defender 24 186cm
25 Lilian Egloff Midfielder 19 182cm
26 Antonis Aidonis Defender 20 184cm
29 Momo Cissé Midfielder 19 178cm
30 Roberto Massimo Midfielder 21 182cm
31 Mateo Klimowicz Midfielder 21 179cm
32 Naouirou Ahamada Midfielder 20 183cm
33 Fabian Bredlow Goalkeeper 27 190cm
35 Marcin Kaminski Defender 30 192cm
36 Luca Mack Midfielder 21 186cm