The Volkswagen Arena was finished in 2002. Before completion, VfL Wolfsburg played their home games at the 20,500 capacity VFL Stadion, where the amateur squad still plays. Currently the stadium is used mostly for the home games of VfL Wolfsburg, and is the site where they won their first Bundesliga title in the 2008–09 season.
Wolfsburg's old VFL Stadion seated around 20,500 spectators. The new stadium was completed in time for the second half of the 2002–03 Bundesliga campaign. It has a capacity of approximately 30,000 spectators, including 22,000 seated and 8,000 standing. The standing area is converted into 4,000 seats for international matches, giving a total seating capacity of approximately 26,000 spectators for international matches. The stadium also offers amenities such as a restaurant called the Soccer-Café.