Thursday, June 29, 2017
From the next season Atletico Madrid will play their matches at the modern Wanda Metropolitano stadium.
This name honors the first stadium of colchoneros the Metropolitan Stadium of Madrid, they played until 1966 and after moved to the Vicente Calderon, thus ending more than 50 years of Vicente Calderón's history. Atletico Madrid has winner its greatest achievements: 5 La Liga, 7 Copa del Rey, 2 Spanish Super Cups, 2 Europa League, 2 European Super Cup, 1 Intercontinental Cup and 1 Intertoto Cup
The modern Metropolitan Stadium has been built in the old compound of La Peineta, and will have a plot of 88,000 square meters, with 4,000 parking places and a large green area of 272 trees. With a capacity more than 68,000 spectators, the new rojiblancos fief will have a retractable cover that will cover most of the localities and will be the first in the world to have led lighting, thus obtaining a unique effect and possibility to change colors.
Currently, Wanda Metropolitan is in the final phase of construction, so it is expected that Cholo Simeone's team can start La Liga 2017/2018 in their new home.
Buy your tickets for Atlético Madrid at Wanda Metropolitano here and enjoy a historic season for the rojiblancos in live!