Estadio Azul - Cruz Azul Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: July 14, 2021

inside empty estadio azul

Estadio Azul or the Blue Stadium is a 35,000 capacity stadium located in Mexico’s capital, Mexico City. Currently home of 2014 Liga Mx Champions Cruz Azul Fútbol Club, Estadio Azul used to be home for Atlante F.C as well before they moved to their own ground.

Cruz Azul Stadium Guide

Stadium Facts

Overview
Team:Cruz Azul
Opened:1947
Capacity:35,161
Address: Calle Indiana 255, Mexico City, 03810

Estadio Azul History

Estadio Azul first opened way back in 1947, and was used as the home of the Mexican National Soccer Team between 1947 and 1955 before the construction of the much larger Estadio Azteca.

It was originally built as an American Football Stadium, although the first soccer match was held between Veracruz and Argentinian side Racing de Avellaneda on 5th January 1947.

After Cruz Azul officially made the stadium their home in 1996 it became known as Estadio Azul, and the club undertook significant renovations to the ground. The matchday facilities for the players and referees were improved, and additional executive facilities were added as well as more comfortable seating throughout.

Interestingly Estadio Azul was not involved in either of Mexico’s World Cup matches despite having a prime location in the capital city. The Mexican Football association cited the grounds age, traffic levels and lack of parking as the main factors in its omission.

 

Cruz Azul supporters inside the stadium

View of Estadio Azul

Stand Photos

Estadio Azul is comprised of four stands: North, East, South and West.

Click the thumbnails above to enlarge an image of each stand and to read a more detailed description of each part of the Stadium.

How to get to Estadio Azul

Where is Estadio Azul?


Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at Estadio Azul?

Mexican side Cruz Azul play their home matches at Estadio Azul.

What is the capacity of Estadio Azul?

As of 2021 Estadio Azul has an official seating capacity of 35,161 for Football matches.

When was Estadio Azul opened?

Estadio Azul officially opened in 1947 and is home to Cruz Azul

What is the postcode for Estadio Azul?

The postcode for Estadio Azul is 03810.

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Estadio Azul in 2021. Please visit the official website of Cruz Azul for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.

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