Estadio Presidente Juan Domingo Perón

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Estadio Presidente Juan Domingo Perón
El Cilindro
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Full name Estadio Presidente Juan Domingo Perón
Former names Peron's name was banned during 1955 to 1973 at the time of former Argentine President's exile
Location Mozart y O.O.Corbatta - (1870) Avellaneda 34°40′03.2″S 58°22′6.9″W / 34.667556°S 58.368583°W / -34.667556; -58.368583
Owner Racing Club
Operator Racing Club
Capacity 51,389[1]
Field size 105 x 78 m (widest pitch of all Argentinian football stadiums)
Construction cost 7 million Argentine pesos
Racing Club

The Estadio Juan Domingo Perón is a stadium in Argentina that is the home of Racing Club. The club's fans refer to it as El Cilindro.[2]


The stadium was built in the early 1950s, and funded by the government.[3]


  1. ^ "Stadiums in Argentina". World Stadiums. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Racing Club". Classic Football. FIFA. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Ben Backwell (December 2002). "Academica Racing Club". When Saturday Comes. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 

Coordinates: 34°40′03″S 58°22′07″W / 34.66750°S 58.36861°W / -34.66750; -58.36861