Estádio Moisés Lucarelli

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Estádio Moisés Lucarelli
Majestoso
Fachada do Estádio Moisés Lucarelli.JPG
Full name Estádio Moisés Lucarelli
Location Campinas, SP, Brazil
Owner Ponte Preta
Operator Ponte Preta
Capacity 19,728[1]
Field size 107 x 70m
Surface Grass
Opened September 12, 1948[2]
Tenants
Ponte Preta
Red Bull Brasil

The Estádio Moisés Lucarelli Portuguese pronunciation: [isˈtadʒju mojˈzɛjs lukaˈɾɛli], also known as Estádio Majestoso, or just Majestoso, is a football stadium inaugurated on September 12, 1948 in Campinas, São Paulo, with a maximum capacity of 19,728 spectators. The stadium is owned by Associação Atlética Ponte Preta. The stadium has a pitch size of 107m x 70m and its area stands at 36,000 m². Its formal name honors Moisés Lucarelli, the co-ordinator of the stadium construction works commission. Its nickname, Estádio Majestoso, means Majestic Stadium, because it was the third largest stadium in Brazil at the time of its inauguration.

History[edit]

The stadium was inaugurated on September 12, 1948. The stadium was built with the help of hundreds of Ponte Preta supporters.

The inaugural match was played on September 12, 1948, when XV de Piracicaba beat Ponte Preta 3–0. The first goal of the stadium was scored by XV de Piracicaba's Sato.

The stadium's official attendance record currently stands at 34,985, set on February 1, 1978 when São Paulo beat Ponte Preta 3–1.

The stadium biggest score was set on April 16, 1994, when Ponte Preta beat Ferroviária 8–1.

References[edit]

  • Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 2 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.

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Coordinates: 22°54′49″S 47°03′05″W / 22.91361°S 47.05139°W / -22.91361; -47.05139