Estadio Azteca

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Estadio Azteca
Aztec Stadium
El Coloso de Santa Úrsula
Outside part of the stadium
LocationMexico Ceety, Mexico
Public transitEstadio Azteca
Xochimilco Light Rail
AwnerTelevisa
OperatorClub América
Executive suites856
Capacity105,064[1]
Record attendanceFootball: 119,853 (Mexico-Brazil, 7 Julie 1968)[2]
Boxing: 132,247 (Julio César Chávez vs Greg Haugen, 20 February 1993)[3]
Field size105 m × 68 m (344 ft × 223 ft)
SurfaceGress
Construction
Brak grund1961
Appent29 Mey 1966
Renovatit1985
Construction costMXN$ 260 million
AirchitectPedro Ramírez Vázquez
Rafael Mijares Alcérreca
Tenants
Mexico naitional fitbaw team (1966–present)
América (Liga MX) (1966–present)
Necaxa (1966–70 an 1982–2003)
Atlante (1966–82, 1996–2001 an 2004–2007)
Universidad Nacional (1967–1969)
Atlético Español (1970–1982)
Cruz Azul (1971–1996)
American Bowl (1994, 1997–1998, an 2000–2001)
NFL International Series (2005)

The Estadio Azteca (Spaingie pronunciation: [esˈtaðjo asˈteka]) is a fitbaw stadium locatit in the suburb o Santa Ursula in Mexico Ceety, Mexico. Syne its openin in 1966, the stadium haes been the offeecial hame stadium o the Mexican profeesional fitbaw club América an the offeecial naitional stadium o the Mexico naitional fitbaw team.

Wi a offeecial capacity o 105,064, it is the lairgest stadium in Mexico, the third-lairgest stadium in the American continent, the saxth-lairgest in the warld an the lairgest association fitbaw-specific stadium in the warld.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Estadio Azteca". esmas.com. 2011-01-08. Retrieved 2011-01-08.
  2. "El Monumental le gana a la Bombonera como estadio más emblemático". 12 April 2013.
  3. "StadiumDB: Estadio Azteca". Retrieved 5 September 2013.
  4. "The 10 Largest Football Stadiums In The World". Soccerlens. Retrieved 24 November 2009.