Name: El Monumental or River Plate Stadium
City: Buenos Aires
Trivia: The first match played in this stadium was
on 25 May 1938 between River Plate and Peñarol from
Uruguay. The stadium is the home venue of Club Atlético
Name: Telstra Stadium
Trivia: The Telstra Stadium was originally built
at a cost of $690 million to host the 2000 Summer
Olympics. It is a multi-purpose stadium which was
completed in March 1999.
Name: Estádio do Maracanã
City: Rio de Janeiro
Trivia: The Estádio do Maracanã, also known as Maracanã
stadium is one of the biggest football stadiums
in the world, and it is home for three of the four
biggest football clubs in Rio: Flamengo, Botafogo
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Name: Wembley Stadium (Under Construction)
Trivia: Wembley Stadium is one of the most famous
football stadiums in the world, being the English
national football ground since 1923. Originally
known as the Empire Stadium, it was built for the
British Empire Exhibition of 1924, at a cost of
Name: Stade de France
Trivia: Stade de France was built for the 1998 Soccer
World Cup and hosted the final which France won
3-0 against defending champions Brazil.
Name: Olympic Stadium
Trivia: Hitler's Nazi Party built the stadium for
the 1936 Summer Olympics, and to satisfy his own
political plans. During World War II these buildings
suffered little damage. After the war, the United
Kingdom military occupation used it as its headquarters
Name: Olympic Stadium
Trivia: The stadium, built in 1952, is the home
of both A.S. Roma and S.S. Lazio. It was the site
of the 1960 Summer Olympics, but has also served
as the location of the 1987 World Athletics Championships
and the 1990 World Cup.
Name: Estadio Azteca
City: Mexico City
Trivia: Estadio Azteca is a football stadium in
Mexico City. Built in 1966 for soccer matches during
the 1968 Summer Olympics, it is one of the largest
stadiums in the world.
Name: Hampden Park
Trivia: The stadium is home to Queen's Park F.C.
and the Scottish national football team. 'Hampden'
is one of the homes of football and celebrated its
centenary on October 31, 2003. The stadium also
houses the offices of the Scottish Football Association.
Name: Millennium Stadium
Trivia: The stadium was built in 1999 on the site
of the old National Stadium, in Cardiff Arms Park.
It was initially built for the 1999 Rugby Union
World Cup, which Wales hosted. It was home to many
of the matches, including the final. It has since
been used to host football matches ususally hosted
at Wembley Stadium, which is currently under construction.