Estadio Azteca facts for kids
|El Coloso de Santa Úrsula|
|Location||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Opened||29 May 1966|
|Construction cost||MXN$ 260 million|
|Architect||Pedro Ramírez Vázquez
Rafael Mijares Alcérreca
|Record attendance||Football: 119,853 (Mexico-Brazil, 7 July 1968)
Boxing: 132,247 (Julio César Chávez vs Greg Haugen, 20 February 1993)
|Field dimensions||105 m × 68 m (344 ft × 223 ft)|
|Mexico national football team (1966–present)
América (Liga MX) (1966–present)
Necaxa (1966–70 and 1982–2003)
Atlante (1966–82, 1996–2001 and 2004–2007)
Universidad Nacional (1967–1969)
Atlético Español (1970–1982)
Cruz Azul (1971–1996)
American Bowl (1994, 1997–1998, and 2000–2001)
NFL International Series (2005)
This stadium can hold 105,064 people. It is the largest stadium in Mexico. It is also the largest football-specific stadium in the world.
In 2005, the stadium has hosted the first NFL game played outside the US.
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