What is the capacity of Wanda Metropolitano?
Wanda Metropolitano Stadium/Capacity
What is the capacity of Atletico Madrid stadium?
Why did they name the stadium after Vicente Calderon?
The stadium had initially been called Estadio de Manzaneras, but its name was changed in 1971 in honour of club-president Vicente Calderón, who had overseen the construction of the stadium.
Why is it Called Wanda Metropolitano?
Wanda refers to one of the club’s principal sponsors and partners, the Wanda Group. Nothing traditional there. But, what about Metropolitano? Metropolitano is a nod to the club’s history and to the club’s home before the Vicente Calderon: he Stadium Metropolitano, which curiously used the English term.
What are the names of the stands at Vicente Calderon?
Below is a seating plan of Atletico Madrid’s Vicente Calderón: Vicente Calderón consists of four stands: Fondo Norte, Lateral (East), Fondo Sur and Preferencia (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.
When was the Estadio Vicente Calderon in Madrid built?
Estadio Vicente Calderón was built in the 1960s as the replacement for Atlético’s then-home Stadium Metropolitano.
Which is the nearest train station to Vicente Calderon stadium?
Pirámides station is also served by Cercanía commuter trains. Line C-7 and C-10 connect the stadium with, among others, train stations Atocha and Chamartín. Estadio Vicente Calderón is located in a rather quiet urban neighbourhood, though not far away from the southern edge of Madrid’s city centre.
When was the last game played at Vicente Calderon?
The last match at Estadio Vicente Calderon was played on 27 May 2017 when Barcelona and Alaves squared off for the Copa del Rey final. Six days earlier, Atletico had played their last match at the stadium: a league match versus Athletic (3-1).