Estadio Tecnológico

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Estadio Tecnológico
ITESM Estadio Tecnologico.jpg
Location Monterrey, Mexico
25°39′08″N 100°17′11″W / 25.652250°N 100.286417°W / 25.652250; -100.286417Coordinates: 25°39′08″N 100°17′11″W / 25.652250°N 100.286417°W / 25.652250; -100.286417
Owner Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
Capacity 36,485 [1]
Field size 105 by 68 metres (115 yd × 74 yd)
Surface Grass
Opened July 17, 1950
Tenants
CF Monterrey (PDFMF) (1950–2014)
Borregos Salvajes (ONEFA)

The Estadio Tecnológico is a multi-purpose stadium located at the city of Monterrey, Mexico.

The stadium is part of the facilities of the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education. The CF Monterrey play their home games there, but only rent the space and are not affiliated with the institute. In 2014 the CF Monterrey will leave the stadium, after the completion of their new venue: Estadio de Fútbol Monterrey.

The stadium was opened on July 17, 1950 by Mexican president Miguel Alemán Valdés. Originally, it seated 20,000 spectators, but in 1985 it was expanded to 38,000 seats. In the early 1990s executive boxes were added which reduced the capacity to its current figure.

The Estadio Tecnológico was a venue for the 1986 Mexico FIFA World Cup, the highest competition in worldwide professional football.

On February 12, 2006, the Irish rock band U2 opened the 4th leg of its Vertigo Tour at the Estadio Tecnológico, to a crowd of 42,000.

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