One of North Rhine-Westphalia's most prosperous cities, Aachen is famous for being a centre of economical and education excellence. The city is famous for being a spa town and most importantly for football fans it is also a place that exhibits acute football craziness. Aachen football tickets are coveted by the supporters of Alemannia Aachen, the local football club, and other lovers of the game who come here to watch prominent matches being played. Football matches in Aachen is played at New Tivoli. The beautiful architecture of the stadium catches the attention of any onlooker even if not a football fanatic. The stadium has a capacity of greater than 27,000 and is frequently used for Bundesliga matches. Unfortunately, the first Bundesliga match that took place here on 17th August, 2009 witnessed the defeat of the local team by 0-5 in the hands of FC St Pauli. This is something that Die Alemannen will have to improve in coming days.