Estadio José Rico Pérez is a multi-purpose stadium in Alicante, Spain. It is currently used mostly for football matches, being home to Hércules CF. It also held World Cup matches when Spain organized the event in 1982. The stadium can hold up to 29,500 people. It was built in 1974, and is situated 2 miles outside Alicante city centre. The stadium is named after former chairman of Hércules CF, José Rico Pérez.
Hércules CF is growing very fast and the need of a new stadium is becoming more important among Hércules' fans. From the club board were launched some models for the future new stadium.
1982 FIFA World Cup
The stadium was one of the venues of the 1982 FIFA World Cup, and held the following matches: