1.FSV Maintz 05 was formed in 1905 in the city of Mainz, 50km south-west of Frankfurt. The team debut in Bundesliga 1st Division is quite recent, in the season 2004/2005. Recently it has also played in the UEFA Europe League. Still no important titles were achieved by this team that is referred to as The Carnival Club or the O-fives.
The Official Stadium is COFACE Arena with a capacity of 20 thousands seats plus 14 thousands standing people.