In 1976, after promotion to the Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund played its first game in Germany's highest division in their new home stadium.On , the Westfalenstadion hosted the 2001 UEFA Cup Final between Liverpool and Alavés.The city of Dortmund, initially burdened with 6 million DM, only had to pay 800,000 DM, and quickly profited from the stadium's high revenues.
The Wacker Burghausen doctor confirmed that he had prescribed the medicine for this purpose.(Dortmund-Schalke, 30 January 2004) (Dortmund-Stuttgart, 6 March 2004) (Dortmund-Bayern, 17 April 2004) (Dortmund-Rostock, ) (Dortmund-Bayern, 18 September 2004) (Dortmund-Schalke, 5 December 2004) It is Germany's largest stadium, the seventh-largest in Europe, and the third-largest home to a top-flight European club after Camp Nou and the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.Four years later he moved on to Wacker Burghausen, who he helped qualify for the new 3. In October 2008, Solga failed a drug test, testing positive for the stimulant methylpseudoephedrine.He was cleared, however, as this substance is commonly used as a decongestant, in cold remedies.Situated directly next to Stadion Rote Erde, the Westfalenstadion is composed of four roofed grandstands, each facing the playing field on the east, south, west and north sides.
The eastern and western stands (Ost- und Westtribüne) run the entire length of the field, while the breadth is covered by the north and south stands (Nord- und Südtribüne).Having been relegated in 1972, BVB was the only member of the 2.Bundesliga (second Division) to host the 1974 World Cup games in a completely new stadium.In 1971, Dortmund was selected to replace the city of Cologne, which was forced to withdraw its plans to host games in the 1974 FIFA World Cup.The funds originally set aside for the projected stadium in Cologne were thus re-allocated to Dortmund.The original capacity of 54,000 was reduced in 1992 due to UEFA regulations.