|Estadio Alberto J. Armando|
|La Bombonera (the Chocolate Box)|
|Full name||Estadio Alberto J. Armando|
|Location||Brandsen 805 CP 1161 La Boca, Buenos Aires|
|Opened||25 May 1940|
|Architect||José Luis Delpini, Viktor Sulčič, Raúl Bes|
|Former names||Estadio Camilo Cichero (1940–2000)|
|Field dimensions||100 x 64. La Boca is a neighborhood or barrio of the Argentine capital Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires is the Capital and largest city of Argentina. It is geographically located on the southern shore of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern Club Atlético Boca Juniors known also as Boca Juniors or simply Boca, is one of the most popular Argentine Sports clubs, best known for Viktor Sulčič, in Argentina also known as Víctor (or Victorio) Sulcic, a Slovenian born Argentine Architect Club Atlético Boca Juniors known also as Boca Juniors or simply Boca, is one of the most popular Argentine Sports clubs, best known for 7 m|
The Estadio Alberto J. Armando (formerly the Estadio Camilo Cichero) is a stadium located in the La Boca district of Buenos Aires. A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English is a place or venue for (mostly outdoor Sports Concerts or other events consisting La Boca is a neighborhood or barrio of the Argentine capital Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires is the Capital and largest city of Argentina. It is geographically located on the southern shore of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern Affectionately known as La Bombonera (the Chocolate Box) due to its rectangular shape, it is home to Boca Juniors, one of Argentina's most famous football clubs. Club Atlético Boca Juniors known also as Boca Juniors or simply Boca, is one of the most popular Argentine Sports clubs, best known for For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Argentina topics. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered
The stadium was first used for a friendly match between Boca and San Lorenzo on May 25, 1940. San Lorenzo de Almagro is a football club based in the barrio (neighbourhood of Boedo, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Events 1085 - Alfonso VI of Castile takes Toledo Spain back from the Moors. Year 1940 ( MCMXL) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. (Archrivals River Plate also inaugurated their stadium on 25 May, but two years earlier, on 1938). Club Atlético River Plate, known also as River Plate or simply River, is an Argentine Sports club best known for its football Events 1085 - Alfonso VI of Castile takes Toledo Spain back from the Moors. Year 1938 ( MCMXXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
It underwent a major renovation in 1995–96, raising its capacity to 57,395, and was given its current official name on 27 December 2000. Events 537 - The Hagia Sophia is completed 1512 - The Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. The stadium is named after a former club president who promised a major renovation of La Bombonera upon his election in 1975, but his plans were delayed by the country's political and economic situation. Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Visiting teams are said to be intimidated by the stadium's acoustics. This was noted by Estudiantes de La Plata, which hosted its major Copa Libertadores matches there. Estudiantes de La Plata is a sports club in La Plata, Buenos Aires province, Argentina, with a history of achievement in professional football The Copa Santander Libertadores, also known as Copa Libertadores de América, ( Taça Libertadores da América) is a football cup competition played
Of its 57,395 capacity, there are 37,538 seats, 2780 boxes and the other 17,077 are standing room only. Both its interior and exterior are lined with many murals painted by artist Pérez Célis depicting many of the club's legendary players and many aspects of the district's culture. The stadium also contains a museum celebrating the club's history, opened in 2001. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar.
The stadium was featured in the film Mike Bassett England Manager during which England lose 4-0 to Mexico. However this is a rather obvious goof the film is supposed to have the world cup based in Brazil, the stadium is of course based in Argentina.
Because of lack of licensing, this stadium in game Pro Evolution Soccer is called "Estadio Grand Chaco". Pro Evolution Soccer (also known as Winning Eleven 5 in Japan and World Soccer Winning Eleven 5 in the US is the first installment