|El Monumental (the Monumental)|
|Full name||Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti|
|Location||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Opened||25 May, 1938|
|Renovated||1978 (World Cup)|
|Owner||Club Atlético River Plate|
|Former names||Estadio Monumental (1938-1986)|
Club Atlético River Plate
The Estadio Monumental Antonio V. 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 For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Argentina topics. The 1978 FIFA World Cup, the 11th staging of the World Cup was held in Argentina between June 1 and June 25. Club Atlético River Plate, known also as River Plate or simply River, is an Argentine Sports club best known for its football The Argentina national football team is the national football team of Argentina and is controlled by the Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA Club Atlético River Plate, known also as River Plate or simply River, is an Argentine Sports club best known for its football Liberti, better known as El Monumental de Nuñez or River Plate Stadium, is a stadium in the Nuñez district of Buenos Aires, Argentina. A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English is a place or venue for (mostly outdoor Sports Concerts or other events consisting Núñez is a barrio or neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. 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 For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Argentina topics. It is the home venue of Club Atlético River Plate and is named after former club president Antonio Vespucio Liberti. Club Atlético River Plate, known also as River Plate or simply River, is an Argentine Sports club best known for its football Antonio Vespucio Liberti ( 1902 - November 28 1978) was a former president of Club Atlético River Plate, and is the namesake of their current El Monumental is considered to be the national stadium of Argentina. A national stadium is a Stadium that typically serves as the primary or exclusive home for one or more of a country's national representative sports teams
The first match played in this stadium was on 25 May 1938 between River Plate and Peñarol from Uruguay. 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. Club Atlético Peñarol is a Sports club in Montevideo, Uruguay, best known for its traditional football team a three-time World Champion Uruguay.(official full name in República Oriental del Uruguay;, Oriental Republic of Uruguay) is a country located in the southeastern part of South America River won 3-1. Oddly enough, archrivals Boca Juniors also inaugurated their stadium on 25 May, but two years later, in 1940. Club Atlético Boca Juniors known also as Boca Juniors or simply Boca, is one of the most popular Argentine Sports clubs, best known for The Estadio Alberto J Armando (formerly the Estadio Camilo Cichero is a Stadium located in the La Boca district of Buenos Aires. 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.
The stadium was renovated several times, most notably for the 1978 World Cup, when the missing stands of one side were erected to complete the circle around the field.
The stadium has room for 65,645 people, and was renewed for the 1978 World Cup; the opening and final matches were both held in the Monumental, which had a capacity of 76,600 at the time because all of the populars stands were standing-rooms. The 1978 FIFA World Cup, the 11th staging of the World Cup was held in Argentina between June 1 and June 25.
The stadium complex also has facilities for tennis, basketball, and other sports, as well as living quarters for young footballers, a theatre hall, a parking lot, museum etc. Tennis is a sport played between two players ( singles) or between two teams of two players each ( doubles) Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m It can be accessed by several train and bus lines, as it is located within walking distance from the Barrancas de Belgrano transportation hub. Belgrano is a leafy northern barrio or neighborhood of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Contrary to most other stadiums in the Buenos Aires area, there is a sizable parking lot by the stadiums.
The Monumental, aside from being where River Plate plays as host team, is also the stadium where the Argentine National Football Team usually plays as host, in events such as the FIFA World Cup qualification. The Argentina national football team is the national football team of Argentina and is controlled by the Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA FIFA World Cup qualification is the process a national Football (soccer team goes through to qualify for the FIFA World Cup Finals, or more commonly
Rugby union matches featuring the Argentina national rugby union team, Los Pumas, also take place usually in this field. Overview See also Playing rugby union A rugby union match lasts for 80 minutes (plus stoppage time with a short The Argentina national rugby team, nicknamed Los Pumas, represents Argentina in international Rugby union matches In addition, when an international music superstar or band comes to the country, its concert is held in this stadium, as it is the biggest in the country. Bon Jovi, The Ramones, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Robbie Williams, David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, U2, Guns N' Roses, Michael Jackson, Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Slayer, Aerosmith, The Police, Evanescence, Keane, Beck, Metallica, Kiss, Tina Turner, Franz Ferdinand, Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, Ozzy Osbourne, Bob Dylan, AC/DC, Velvet Revolver, Korn, Black Sabbath, High School Musical have played here, among others. Bon Jovi is an American Hard rock band from Sayreville New Jersey. The Ramones were an American rock band often regarded as the first Punk rock group Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16 1958 known as Madonna, is an American Robert Peter Maximilian Williams (born 13 February 1974) is an English singer David Bowie (ˈboʊiː born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947 is an English Musician, actor producer, and arranger. Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942 is an English rock Singer, Bass guitarist songwriter Composer, George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943 in Great Bookham, Surrey) is an English rock musician Guns N' Roses is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1985 Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29 1958 is an American musician entertainer and businessman Roderick "Rod" David Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945 is a Singer and Songwriter born and raised in London England and currently Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 30 March 1945 is an English Blues-rock Guitarist, singer Songwriter and Composer Red Hot Chili Peppers are Slayer is an American Thrash metal band founded by Guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King in Aerosmith is an American Hard rock band sometimes referred to as "The Bad Boys from Boston " and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band" The Police were a three-piece rock band consisting of Sting ( vocals, Bass guitar) Andy Summers ( Guitar, Evanescence is an American Keane (kiːn are an English Piano rock band, first established in Battle, East Sussex in 1995, and taking their current Beck' s birth name was Bek see the sources given This is not a typo and should not be changed without good reason Metallica is an American heavy metal band that formed in 1981 in. Kiss (also typeset as KISS) is an American rock band formed in New York City in December 1972 Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an eight time Grammy Award -winning American Franz Ferdinand is a rock band that formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 2001 Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950 in Chobham, Surrey, England) is an English Musician and Songwriter. John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born December 3 1948) is a British singer Bob Dylan (born Robert Zimmerman, May 24 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American singer-songwriter author poet and painter who has been a major AC/DC are an Australian Hard rock band formed in Sydney, Australia in 1973 by brothers Angus and Malcolm Young. Velvet Revolver is a Hard rock supergroup consisting of former Guns N' Roses members Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum Korn, occasionally typeset as KoЯn or KoRn, is an American Nu metal band from Bakersfield California, and is often credited with popularizing Black Sabbath are an High School Musical is an Emmy Award -winning American Television film. Local important bands such as Soda Stereo, Patricio Rey y sus Redonditos de Ricota or Serú Girán have also held their major shows at the Monumental as well. Soda Stereo is an Argentine rock Power trio formed in 1982 (see 1982 in music) consisting of Guitarist and vocalist Patricio Rey y Sus Redonditos de Ricota was a rock band originally from La Plata, Argentina whose tours in the 1980s 1990s and 2000s drew a cult-like following Serú Girán is an Argentine rock band Biography Progressive rock band from Argentina formed in the late '70s by Charly García, guitarist The Spice Girls will close their reunion world tour there. In 2007, Soda Stereo played 6 sold out shows at the stadium, having the call record of shows in a single tour. Soda Stereo is an Argentine rock Power trio formed in 1982 (see 1982 in music) consisting of Guitarist and vocalist
The stadium served as venue for the following matches of the world tournament:
|Date||Round||Group||Team 1||Vs.||Team 2|
|June 1||1||2||West Germany||0-0||Poland|
|June 14||2||A||West Germany||0-0||Italy|
|June 24||Third place||Brazil||2-1||Italy|
|June 25||Final||Argentina||3-1 (AET)||Netherlands|
|FIFA World Cup|
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