The stadiums of the final matches of the World Cups

When it comes to tourism, football stadiums are a big draw for fans.

Many stadiums have been the scene of important historical events for their country.

On this occasion we share with you the stadiums that have hosted World Cup finals, those in which moments of emotion and happiness have been experienced before a team proclaiming itself champion.

Centenario Stadium

1930 – Argentina

Capacity: 65,235

Winner: Uruguay

City: Montevideo

It was declared on July 18, 1983 and declared by FIFA as a "Historical Monument of World Football", being the only construction of this type that holds that title in the world.


Nazionale PNF Stadium

1934 – Italia

Capacity: 50,000

Winner: Italia

City: Roma

It was demolished in 1957 to make way for the Flaminio Stadium.


Olympique de Colombes Stadium

1938 – Francia

Capacity: 14,000

Winner: Italia

City: Colombes

Today it is the headquarters of the Racing Club of Paris and is called Stade Olympique Yves du Manoir.


Do Maracana Stadium

1950 – Brasil

Capacity: 96,000

Winner: Uruguay

City: Río de Janeiro

The most prominent stars of world football such as Pelé, Ronaldo and Maradona have paraded on its grass.


Wankdorf Stadium

1954 – Suiza

Capacity: 22,000

Winner: Alemania

City: Berna

It was demolished in 2001 and replaced by the Stade de Suisse in the same city.


Rasunda Stadium

1958 – Suecia

Capacity: 36,608

Winner: Brasil

City: Solna

The Swedish Rasunda stadium is one of only two in the world - the other being the Rose Bowl in California - that can boast of having held the final of the FIFA World Cup (1958) and the FIFA Women's World Cup. FIFA (1995).


Nacional Stadium

1962 – Chile

Capacity: 47,000

Winner:  Brasil

In 2003 it was declared by the Council of National Monuments of Chile as a historical monument because it was considered a site of memory after the milestones that occurred in the place.


Wembley Stadium

1966 – Inglaterra

Capacity: 82,000

Winner: Inglaterra

City: Londres

Wembley Stadium is the largest and most prestigious sports stadium in London. It is the home ground of the England football team.


Azteca Stadium

1970 – México

Capacity: 107,000

Winner: Brasil

City: CDMX

The inauguration of the Azteca Stadium took place at 12 noon on May 29, 1966. That day the first match was held: Club América vs Torino Futbol Club de Italia.



1974 – Alemania

Capacity: 69,250

Winner: Alemania

City: Berlín

The Colosseum in the German capital has witnessed a world war, the Olympic Games, football World Cups and numerous sports finals.


Monumental Stadium

1978 – Argentina

Capacity: 74,624

Winner: Argentina

City: Buenos Aires

It is also known as the Antonio Vespucio Liberti Stadium or Monumental de Núñez and is home to Club Atlético River Plate.


Santiago Bernabeu

1947 – España

Capacity: 85,454

Winner: Italia

City: Madrid

On November 14, 2007, a month before the celebration of its 60th anniversary, UEFA awarded the Santiago Bernabéu the category of 'Elite Stadium2'.


Azteca Stadium

1986 – México

Capacity: 107,000

Winner: Argentina

City: CDMX

It is the only stadium to host two World Cup finals. Mexico 1970 and 1986.


Olimpico Stadium

1928 – Italia

Capacity: 82,307

Winner: Alemania

City: Roma

Inaugurated in 1953, it was built to host the Olympics that took place in the Italian capital.


Rose Bowl

1994 – Estados Unidos

Capacity: 94,392

Winner: Estados Unidos

City: Pasadena

The stadium has hosted the National Football League Super Bowl five times.

Stade de France

1998 – Francia

Capacity: 81,338

Winner: Francia

City: Saint-Denis

Built for the 1998 Soccer World Cup, the Stade de France is the largest stadium in the country.


International Stadium de Yokohama

2002 – Japón

Capacity: 72,327

Winner: Brasil

City: Yokohama

Since March 1, 2005, its name has changed to Nissan Stadium because it is owned by the automobile company Nissan Motor Co.



2006 – Alemania

Capacity: 77,166

Winner: Italia

Since 1985, the German Cup final has been held there every year, and for several years it also hosted the matches of the Berlin Thunder American football team.


Soccer City

2010 – Sudáfrica

Capacity: 1989

Winner: 94,736

Soccer City celebrated everything from the 1996 African Cup of Nations final, where South Africa won, to Nelson Mandela's first speech in front of a large audience. It is the largest stadium in Africa.


Do Maracana Stadium

2014 – Brasil

Capacity: 96,000

Winner: Alemania

The stadium, declared cultural heritage of Brazil, has a walk of fame where the best soccer players in the world, like Pelé, have left their mark.


Luzhniki Stadium

2018 – Rusia

Capacity: 80,000

Winner: Por definirse

It was planned in 90 days and built in 450, a record for the time. It was inaugurated on July 31, 1956, with a soccer duel: USSR beat China 1-0.


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