Estadio Olímpico (Caracas)

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Estadio Olímpico de la UCV
Estadio Olímpico (Caracas).jpg
Copa América 2007-Mexico vs Uruguay
Full nameEstadio Olímpico de la Universidad Central de Venezuela
LocationCaracas, Venezuela
OwnerUniversidad Central de Venezuela
Built1950 - 1951
Opened5 December 1951
Construction costUS$16 million
Caracas F.C.
Deportivo Petare

The Estadio Olímpico de la UCV is a football stadium in Caracas, Venezuela, which is the home ground of Caracas FC. It has a capacity of 23,940.[1]


The stadium in 2018

The stadium was designed by Venezuelan architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva.[citation needed]

The stadium has hosted major events such as the Copa Libertadores, the 1983 Pan American Games and the South American qualifiers for the World Cup, the former Merconorte Cup and matches of the Copa América.[citation needed]

There have been several important football teams that have played at this stadium, such as F.C. Internazionale Milano, A.C. Milan, Real Madrid, USSR, Argentina and Brazil.[citation needed]

The Copa América 1975 Final between Peru and Colombia was also played in this stadium.

In 2009, Aerosmith was to be the first act playing at Estadio Olímpico. The concert was cancelled due to a knee infection to lead guitarist Joe Perry.[citation needed]

Copa América[edit]

Copa América 1975[edit]

The Olímpico was the venue for the Copa América 1975 play-off final:[2]

Date Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round
28 October 1975  Peru 1-0  Colombia Final (Play-off)

Copa América 2007[edit]

The stadium was one of the venues for the Copa América 2007. The following games were played at the stadium during said event:

Date Time(EDT) Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round
2007-07-14 17.00  Uruguay 1-3  Mexico 3rd Place


  1. ^ "Caracas FC: Venue". Soccerway. Perform. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  2. ^ Martin Tabeira (31 January 2013). "Finals". Copa América 1975. RSSSF. Retrieved 5 April 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Estadio Olímpico de la Universidad Central de Venezuela at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 10°29′28.60″N 66°53′07.77″W / 10.4912778°N 66.8854917°W / 10.4912778; -66.8854917