Why was Vicente Calderon closed?

Its last season playing host to League and Champions League matches was 2016-2017, which ended with the final of the Copa del Rey between Barcelona and Alavés. The Vicente Calderón stadium was demolished in the summer of 2020 to build a park in its place, which will be called the Parque Atlético de Madrid.

What is the capacity of Wanda Metropolitano?

68,456Wanda Metropolitano Stadium / Capacity

Where is Atletico Madrid stadium?

Wanda Metropolitano
Found on Avenida de Luis Aragonés, The Wanda Metropolitano is the new and state of the art Atletico de Madrid stadium and what’s more is one of the most modern in all Europe. The stadium was inaugurated in 2017 and its name is in homage to the Estadio Metropolitano, where the team used to play in the 1960s.

What was Atletico Madrid old stadium?

Estadio Vicente Calderón
Estadio Vicente Calderón was built in the 1960s as the replacement for Atlético’s then-home Stadium Metropolitano. Stadium Metropolitano had been the home of Atlético since 1923, but had significantly aged and rivals Real Madrid had just opened the new Estadio Santiago Bernabéu.

What happened to the old Atletico Madrid stadium?

The stadium closed in 2017 after the conclusion of the 2016-17 season, with Atlético Madrid moving to Metropolitano Stadium for the following season. Demolition began in 2019 and completed the following year.

How do you get to Atlético Madrid?

We recommend you use the Madrid subway, since it’s the best way to get to the stadium. The closest subway stop is Lines 7’s ‘Estadio Metropolitano’. You can also take Line 2 and get off at ‘Las Rosas’ or Line 5 to ‘Canillejas’, both are about 15 minutes walking distance from the stadium.

Where should I sit at Atlético Madrid?

In fact, the north-east corner of the stadium happens to be the closest fans can sit near the pitch, as it is only 5.89 m away. The western section of the stadium will honour some of the legends, who have represented in more than 100 games for the club.

What is the name of Atlético Madrid stadium name?

Wanda Metropolitano StadiumAtlético de Madrid / Arena/Stadium