Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González

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Estadio Nacional Jorge "Mágico" González[1]
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Full name Estadio Nacional Jorge "Mágico" González
Former names Estadio Nacional Flor Blanca
Location San Salvador, El Salvador
Owner Instituto Nacional de los Deportes de El Salvador
Capacity 35,000[2]
Surface Grass
Built 1932
Alianza FC

Estadio Nacional Jorge "Mágico" González used to be known as "Estadio Nacional Flor Blanca", referring to the name of the San Salvador neighborhood where it is located. It is a football stadium in El Salvador. It is named after Jorge Alberto González. It has a capacity of 35,000.

FIFA General (SOL) 10,000 Preferente Norte 6,000 Preferente Sur 6,000 Tribuna Alta 4,000 Tribuna Baja 7,000 TOTAL:33,000

INDES General (SOL) 12,000 Preferente Norte 6,000 Preferente Sur 6,000 Tribuna Alta 4,000 Tribuna Baja 7,000 TOTAL: 35,000

The stadium was restored in 2001 to host notable sporting events in Latin America, the Central American and Caribbean Games in August 2002.


The Estadio Nacional was constructed in 1932 by Maximiliano Hernández Martínez for the 1935 Central American and Caribbean Games. The name Flor Blanca was named after the location of the stadium (49 North Avenue, Colonia Flor Blanca, San Salvador).

In 2002, as part of the 70th anniversary of its construction and organization of the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games, it would hold the largest renovation in its history, where it doubled its initial capacity, and was fully modernized. The renovation includes the installation of 20,000 seats for the convenience of the spectators and track facilities for more modern and the installation of functional Tartan Central, where they have made the most important athletic competition of the Isthmus.

In 2006, 74 years after its construction, the government of President Elías Antonio Saca González, decides to change its name to Estadio Nacional Jorge "Mágico" González, after the footballer in El Salvador.

In 2010, the stadium was used for the eleventh season of the Dutch TV-show Wie is de Mol?

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Coordinates: 13°41′54″N 89°12′56″W / 13.698298°N 89.215426°W / 13.698298; -89.215426