HISTORY-IDENTITY-SENSE OF BELONGING

With our “Old Town Stadium Project”, we not only celebrate some of the most iconic football fields in their original glory, but also your local stadiums as they looked in the old days.
Images that embody the love for your City.

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Stade de Sclessin – Liège

Officially named Stade Maurice Dufrasne, the home of Standard Liège is known as Stade de Sclessin from the neighborhood where it stands.

Built in 1909 it hosted a 1972 European Championship game, and three from the 2000 games. The current capacity is 30,023.

Donato Vestuti Stadium – Salerno

Built in 1931 as Stadio Littorio, it’s located in the city center and hosted the domestic competitions of Salernitana until 1990. Fortunately, it has not been demolished and to this day continues to host matches of the local rugby and American football teams.

With a capacity of 9,000, it has welcomed the Italian Under 21 National Team, the Grande Torino in 1948, and was even used as the set of the film by Nanni Loy “The Four Days of Naples”.

Marcantonio Bentegodi Stadium – Verona

Built in 1963 to replace the old Bentegodi stadium which dated back to 1910. Located in the city center, it reached a record attendance of 47,896 spectators at Verona-Rome in 1983. It was the scene of Verona’s ’84/’85 Scudetto and four Italia ’90 matches.

Currently the capacity has been reduced to 31,045 and also hosts the domestic competitions of Hellas Verona and Chievo. The Curva Sud is Hellas’ hottest terrace.

San Siro Stadium – Milan

Built in 1925 at the behest of the then AC Milan President Piero Pirelli, it underwent two major renovations in 1955 and 1990, and since 1980 is named after Giuseppe Meazza.

It hosted three 1934 World Cup matches and six of the 1990 World Cup, including the inaugural Argentina-Cameroon game, as well as four European Cup finals and a historic gig by Bob Marley. It also hosted 100,000 fans, although the capacity is currently set at 78,275. In 2009 The Times elected it as the second most beautiful stadium in the world. It hosts the home matches of AC Milan and Inter.

San Paolo Stadium – Naples

The home of Naples began in 1952, although it was only inaugurated in 1959. Located in the popular district of Fuorigrotta, it was initially known as Stadio del Sole.

In 1974, on the occasion of Naples-Juventus, it reached to accommodate as many as 90,736 spectators, although now the capacity is 54,726. It was the scene of five matches in Italy ’90, including the now infamous semi-final Italy-Argentina.

Marassi Stadium – Genova

Officially called Stadio Luigi Ferraris, the Marassi, (name of the district that hosts the plant) was built in 1910 by the will of the President of Genoa CFC Edoardo Pasteur.

In 1949, on the occasion of Italy-Portugal, it hosted 60,000 spectators, although the capacity is now set at 36,598. It featured a 1934 World Cup match and four from the 1990 World Cup, hosting the colourful and alcoholic fans of Scotland and Ireland. It’s currently home to Genoa CFC and Sampdoria.

Giusppe Moccagatta Stadium – Alessandria

The home of Alessandria, it was built in 1929 under the name of Campo del Littorio, with the local team just promoted to Serie A.

In 1956 it hosted 25,000 fans, although currently the capacity is set at just 5,926. Gianni Rivera, the future winner of the Ballon d’Or took his first steps on that pitch. Since 2018 it has host the home matches of the Juventus Under 23.

Stade du Parc de Princes – Paris

The home of Paris Saint-Germain was under construction in 1967 and opened in 1972 in the location of the velodrome that had existed there since 1897. It was the home of the French National Team until 1998, and PSG first set foot there in 1974.

Located near the town of Boulogne, it saw the triumph of France at the 1984 European Championship against Spain and hosted the Third Place Final of the 1998 World Cup. It currently hosts 47,929 spectators.

Népstadion – Budapest

Officially named Puskás Ferenc Stadion, construction began in 1948 and was inaugurated in 1953.

The site of Hungarian National Team’s famous exploits from 1953 to 2014, it reached a record capacity of 104,000 spectators in 1956 at Vasas Budapest-Rapid Wien. It was demolished in 2017, when it had a capacity of 38,652. It also hosted large concerts to the likes of Queen and The Rolling Stones.

Stadion De Kuip – Rotterdam

Officially named Stadion Feijenoord, the Feyenoord stadium was built in 1935.

It holds the record of having the most European Cup finals played there. As many as ten including two of the European Champions Clubs’ Cup. It hosted five European Championship matches in 2000, including the France-Italy final. In 2002 the local team won the UEFA Cup against Borussia Dortmund. The current capacity is 51,117.

Stadion De Meer – Amsterdam

Stadion De Meer was built in 1934 by Ajax. It also hosted 29,500 spectators, although the capacity was reduced to 19,000.

It was the theatre of the internal enterprises of the great Ajax by Johan Cruyff. Demolished in 1998, the areas around the old stadium were named after famous stadiums of the world.

Estadio Bombonera – Buenos Aires

Officially named Estadio Alberto José Armando, the home of the Boca Juniors was built in 1938 in the popular district of La Boca.

In 1940, on the occasion of Boca Juniors-San Lorenzo, the capacity reached a record attendance of 57,395 spectators. Currently the capacity is fixed to 49,000. Diego Armando Maradona, who played in the club before moving to Europe owns a VIP stage in the stands.

Estadio El Monumental – Buenos Aires

Officially named Estadio monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, it is the home of the River Plate and was built in 1935.

In 1975, on the occasion of River Plate-Racing Club, the record figure of 100,000 spectators was reached. Currently the capacity is fixed at 70,074. It hosted nine World Cup matches in 1978, including the Argentina-Netherlands final. In 1996, the Ramones held their last concert in South America.

Estadio Centenario – Montevideo

The Estadio Centenario, home of the Uruguay National Team, was built in 1930 to host the first World Cup, which saw the disputes of ten matches, including the final Uruguay-Argentina.

In 1930 the Uruguay-Yugoslavia match saw the presence of 79,867 spectators. Currently the stadium can accommodate 60,235.

Estádio do Maracanã – Rio de Janeiro

Officially named Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, construction began in 1948 in anticipation of the 1950 World Cup, in which it was inaugurated.

There, seven games were played, including the decisive match of the final round of Brazil-Uruguay in which Seleção was massively defeated and that episode became known as Maracanazo. On that occasion the turnout was 199,854 spectators. It also hosted seven games in the 2014 World Cup, including the Germany-Argentina final. It currently hosts the domestic matches of Flamengo and Fluminense and the capacity is now 78,838.

Stamford Bridge – London

Built in 1876 to host athletics competitions, the “Bridge” was initially proposed in 1904 to Fulham F.C, but the club declined the offer. Then the owners decided to create their own club and that was how Chelsea was born.

In 1945, on the occasion of Chelsea-Dynamo Moscow, there were as many as 100,000 spectators. Currently the capacity is 41,631. The historic home terrace is known as The Shed.

Lužniki Stadium – Moscow

Built in 1956 as the Lenin Stadium, it was the home of the former USSR National Team and the current Russian National Team, although Spartak and CSKA have both played important matches there.

It hosted the 2008 Champions League final against Manchester United-Chelsea and seven matches of the 2018 World Cup, including the France-Croatia final USSR-Italy. In 1963 it recorded 102,538 spectators, while the capacity is now set at 81,000.

Artemio Franchi Stadium – Florence

Initially known as the Giovanni Berta Stadium, the Artemio Franchi was built in 1930 in the district of Campo di Marte, as the home of Fiorentina.

One game of the 1934 World Cup was played there and four from the 1990 World Cup. In 1961 Fiorentina won the Cup Winners’ Cup against the Glasgow Rangers, and in 1954 was even overlooked by a UFO! The current capacity is 43,147.

Renzo Barbera Stadium – Palermo

Also known as La Favorita, from the park in which its housed, the Barbera was built in 1931.

The SSD Palermo house can has a capacity of 36,365 spectators and hosted three games of Italia ’90.
Between the 1980s and 1990s it was the venue for several concerts, including those of Frank Sinatra, Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet.

Sferracavallo Stadium – Sora

Officially named Stadio Claudio Tomei, the house of SSD Sora is known as Sferracavallo, from the street in which its located.

Built in 1928, it underwent a profound restyling in 2014. It has a capacity of 5,000 spectators.