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Camp Nou (also known as the Nou Camp) is a football stadium used by FC Barcelona that was opened in 1957. It can hold 99,354 people, making it the largest stadium in Europe and the second largest football stadium in the world.

The stadium was used to host the 1982 FIFA World Cup and the 1992 Summer Olympics. It also hosted the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final between Manchester United and Bayern Munich.

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View of the stadium from the top.
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FC Barcelona fans show their colours at Camp Nou.

Matches hosted

European Competition Finals

Competition Season Winner Score Runner-Up
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1971-72 Scotland Rangers 3-2 Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow
1981-82 Spain Barcelona 2-1 Belgium Standard Liège
European Cup 1988-89 Italy AC Milan 4-0 Romania Steaua București
UEFA Champions League 1998-99  ENG Manchester United 2-1 Germany Bayern Munich

European Super Cups/UEFA Super Cups

Competition Season Home Team Score Away Team Match Leg
European Super Cup 1979 Spain Barcelona 1-1 England Nottingham Forest Second Leg
1982 Spain Barcelona 1-0 England Aston Villa First Leg
1989 Spain Barcelona 1-1 Italy AC Milan First Leg
1992 Spain Barcelona 2-1 Germany Werder Bremen Second Leg
UEFA Super Cup 1997 Spain Barcelona 2-0 Germany Borussia Dortmund First Leg

International Competitions

Competition Match Winner Score Loser
1964 European Championship Semi-Finals Soviet Union Soviet Union 3-0 Denmark Denmark
3rd Place Match Hungary Soviet Union 3-1
(a.e.t.)
Denmark Denmark
1982 FIFA World Cup First Group Stage
(Group 3)
Belgium Belgium 1-0 Argentina Argentina
Second Group Stage
(Group B)
Poland Poland 3-0 Belgium Belgium
Soviet Union Soviet Union 1-0 Belgium Belgium
Soviet Union Soviet Union 0-0 Poland Poland
Semi-Finals Italy Italy 3-0 Poland Poland

Football at the 1992 Olympics

Match Winner Score Loser
Group A Italy Italy 2-1 United States United States
Group C Sweden Sweden 0-0 Paraguay Paraguay
Sweden Sweden 1-1 South Korea South Korea
Quarter-Finals Poland Poland 2-0 Qatar Qatar
Australia Australia 2-1 Sweden Sweden
Semi-Finals Poland Poland 6-1 Australia Australia
Bronze Medal Match Ghana Ghana 1-0 Australia Australia
Gold Medal Match Spain Spain 3-2 Poland Poland

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