Estádio Municipal Radialista Mário Helênio

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Estádio Municipal Radialista Mário Helênio
Estádio Mário Helênio
Estádio Municipal de Juiz de Fora
Location Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Coordinates 21°47′15″S 43°22′41″W / 21.78750°S 43.37806°W / -21.78750; -43.37806Coordinates: 21°47′15″S 43°22′41″W / 21.78750°S 43.37806°W / -21.78750; -43.37806
Owner Juiz de Fora City Hall
Capacity 31,863
Record attendance 62,180 (30 October 1988)
Construction
Built 1988
Opened 30 October 1988
Tenants
Tupi

Estádio Municipal Radialista Mário Helênio, also known as Estádio Mário Helênio, and as Estádio Municipal de Juiz de Fora, is a multi-use stadium in Juiz de Fora, Brazil. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a maximum capacity of 31,863 people. It was built in 1988.

The stadium is owned by the Juiz de Fora City Hall.[1] The stadium is named after the Juiz de Fora radio broadcaster Mário Helênio.[1]

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the stadium was used by the big clubs of Rio de Janeiro (Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense, and Vasco da Gama) due to the great number of supporters in the city.[1]

History[edit]

In 1988, the works on the stadium were completed. The inaugural match was played on October 30 of that year, when Sport Juiz de Fora beat Tupi 2–0.[2] The first goal of the stadium was scored by Sport's André.[2]

The stadium's attendance record stands at 62,180, set on October 30, 1988 when Sport Juiz De Fora and Tupi drew 2–0.

On December 2, 1989, at Estádio Radialista Mário Helênio, Zico played his last official match for Flamengo.[2] Flamengo beat Fluminense 5–0.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro (in Portuguese). 2. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 467. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  2. ^ a b c d Lancepédia - A Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro (in Portuguese). 2. Rio de Janeiro: Lance! Publicações. August 2009. p. 507. ISBN 978-85-88651-14-2. 

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