Alfredo di Stéfano Stadium

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Alfredo di Stéfano Stadium
Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano.JPG
Full name Estadio Alfredo di Stéfano
Location Valdebebas, Madrid, Spain
Coordinates 40°28′37″N 3°36′51″W / 40.476906°N 3.614270°W / 40.476906; -3.614270
Owner Real Madrid
Operator Real Madrid Castilla
Capacity 12,000
24,000 (on completion of expansion)
Field size 105 x 68 m
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 2006
Opened 9 May 2006
Architect Antonio Lamela
Tenants
Real Madrid Castilla

The Estadio Alfredo di Stéfano is a multi-purpose stadium in Madrid, Spain. It is currently used for football matches and is the home ground of Real Madrid Castilla, the reserve team of Real Madrid. The stadium holds 12,000 people. It is named after former Real footballer Alfredo di Stéfano.

The venue is part of the Ciudad Real Madrid, the club's new training facilities located outside Madrid in Valdebebas, near Madrid–Barajas Airport.

On Tuesday, 9 May 2006 the Alfredo di Stéfano Stadium was inaugurated at the City of Madrid where Real Madrid usually trains. The inaugural match was between Real Madrid and Stade de Reims, a rematch of the European Cup final won by Real Madrid in 1956. Real Madrid won the inaugural match 6-1 with goals from Sergio Ramos, Antonio Cassano (2), Roberto Soldado (2), and José Manuel Jurado.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "This one's for you, Alfredo!". Realmadrid.com. 2006-05-10. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 

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Coordinates: 40°28′36″N 3°36′51″W / 40.47667°N 3.61417°W / 40.47667; -3.61417