Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Ulsan World Cup Stadium)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ulsan Munsu Stadium
Big Crown
Munsu 20121110 204310 5.jpg
LocationSan 5-1, Ok-dong, Nam-gu, Ulsan, South Korea
Coordinates35°32′07″N 129°15′34″E / 35.535278°N 129.259444°E / 35.535278; 129.259444
OperatorUlsan City
Broke groundDecember 1998
OpenedApril 28, 2001
Construction cost151.4 billion
Ulsan Hyundai (2001–present)

The Ulsan Munsu Stadium, nicknamed Big Crown Stadium, is a stadium in Ulsan in South Korea. It is home to the Ulsan Hyundai FC.

The stadium was built from 18 December 1998 to 28 April 2001 and its total cost was 151.4 billion won (US$116.5 million).

Located in a major industrial city, the Ulsan Munsu football Stadium contains both mechanical and environment-friendly imagery. The overall shape of the stadium is in the shape of skull crown that symbolizes Silla and Bangudae Petroglyphs. The stadium has three floors and 2 basement floors and a seating capacity of 44,102. There is also an auxiliary stadium with 2,590 seats. Next to the stadium is Munsu Park with a lake, a fountain and bicycle courses, lakeside square. It replaced Ulsan Complex Stadium. The venue hosted several 2002 FIFA World Cup matches.

International matches[edit]

2002 FIFA World Cup

Date Team 1 Result Team 2 Round
1 June 2002  Uruguay 1–2  Denmark Group A
3 June 2002  Brazil 2–1  Turkey Group C
21 June 2002  Germany 1–0  United States Quarter-finals

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

Preceded by
Jeonju World Cup Stadium
AFC Champions League
Final Venue

Succeeded by
( Two-legged finals )