Estadio La Peineta

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La Peineta
La Peineta ("The Comb")
Frente del Estadio Olimpico de Madrid.JPG
Full name Estadio de la Comunidad
Location Madrid, Spain
Coordinates 40°26′10″N 3°35′58″W / 40.43611°N 3.59944°W / 40.43611; -3.59944Coordinates: 40°26′10″N 3°35′58″W / 40.43611°N 3.59944°W / 40.43611; -3.59944
Broke ground 1990
Built 1990 - 1994
Opened September 6, 1994
Expanded 8 November 2011 - 30 June 2016
Closed 2004
Owner Atlético Madrid
Operator Atlético Madrid
Surface Grass
Construction cost 45 million 1994
270 million (for expansion)
Architect Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos
General contractor FCC
Capacity 20,000 (current)[1]
67,500 (after expansion)
Field size 105 × 68 metres
Tenants
Atlético Madrid (2016–)
(Bids for the UEFA Euro 2020)

Estadio La Peineta, officially known as Estadio Olímpico de Madrid, is a stadium in Madrid, Spain. It is currently under reconstruction in order to become the new stadium of the football club Atlético Madrid. The stadium will replace Vicente Calderón Stadium as the home of Atlético in the summer of 2016.[2]

The stadium had a capacity of 20,000 spectators, but after the reconstruction will be expanded the stadium to 67,500 spectators. It is accessed by Estadio Olímpico station of Line 7 of the Madrid Metro.

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