Estadio Wanda Metropolitano - Atlético Madrid Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: September 4, 2021

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The Metrolpoltiano Stadium has been home to Atlético Madrid since the 2017-2018 season, having made the difficult decision to leave their iconic fortress Estadio Vicente Calderón which opened in 1966.

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Stadium Facts

Overview
Team:Atlético Madrid
Opened:2016
Capacity:70,000
Address: Av. de Luis Aragonés 4, Madrid, 28022
Pitch Size:105 m × 68 m
Record Attendance:67,942 vs Real Madrid (28 Sept 2019)
Stadium Owner:Atlético Madrid
Operator:Atlético Madrid
Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metropolitano_Stadium
Stadium Names
Names:Estadio Metropolitano (Spanish), Estadio de La Peineta (The Comb Stadium)
Former Names:Estadio de la Comunidad de Madrid (Madrid Community Stadium), Estadio Olímpico de Madrid (Madrid Olympic Stadium)
International Name:Estadio Metropolitano (UEFA)
Construction Details
Built:1990-1993
Architect:Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos
Construction Cost:€240 million (2017)
Structural Engineer:FCC
Renovated:2017 (Conversin for Football)

Estadio Wanda Metropolitano History

The stadium originally opened in 1994 when it was known as the Madrid Community Stadium. Built as part of an unsuccesfuly bid to host the 1997 World Athletics Championships, the stadium has arguably been a “white elephant” since opening with the city of Madrid keeen to ensure the stadium wasn’t a wasted contrusction.

Future Developments

Having been rennovated at a cost of over €240 million in 2017 it’s highly unlikely there will be developments for the forseeable future.

Atleti’s previous home of Estadio Vicente Calderon capacity only held 55,000 whereas their new ground hosts 68,000 plus, which suggests limited appetitire to expand any areas.

Atlético Madrid Info

Full Name:Club Atlético de Madrid, S.A.D.
Rivals:Real Madrid, Barcelona
Founded:1903
Team Colours:Red, Blue, and White
Club Mascot:Indi
Nicknames:Atlético or Atleti, Los Colchoneros (The Mattresses), Los Indios (Indians)
Training Ground:Ciudad Deportiva Atlético de Madrid
Former Stadiums:Estadio Vicente Calderón (1966-2017)
Famous Players:Koke, Fernando Torres, Diego Godin, Antoine Griezmann, Gabi
Famous Managers:Diego Simeone, Javier Aguirre, Quique Sánchez Flores
Team Owner:Atlético HoldCo (Majority)
Team Goalscorer:Luis Aragonés (172)
Most Appearances:Adelardo Rodríguez (553)
Official Website:https://en.atleticodemadrid.com/
Team Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlético_Madrid

Estadio Wanda Metropolitano Seating Plan

Below is a seating plan of Atlético Madrid's Estadio Wanda Metropolitano:

How to get to Estadio Wanda Metropolitano

Where is Estadio Wanda Metropolitano?

Estadio Wanda Metropolitano is located  approximately 10 km East of Madrid ‘s traditional City centre within the Rosas neighbourhood of the San Blas-Canillejas district.


Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano?

Spanish side Atlético Madrid play their home matches at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano.

What is the capacity of Estadio Wanda Metropolitano?

As of 2021 Estadio Wanda Metropolitano has an official seating capacity of 70,000 for Football matches.

When was Estadio Wanda Metropolitano opened?

Estadio Wanda Metropolitano officially opened in 2016 and is home to Atlético Madrid

What is the postcode for Estadio Wanda Metropolitano?

The postcode for Estadio Wanda Metropolitano is 28022.

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

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

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