Stadio Giuseppe Meazza
Extra stadium info – Stadio Giuseppe Meazza
The stadium, nicknamed San Siro, opened in 1926 with a capacity of 26,000. It hosted several FIFA World Cup matches. The venue hosted its first-ever FIFA World Cup match on 27 May 1934. The game was won by the national football team of Switzerland, after defeating the Netherlands 3-2. That year, two more FIFA World Cup games were played at the stadium. In 1990, the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza hosted six FIFA World Cup games. In 2009, it hosted a rugby union match between Italy and New Zealand with 80,000 people in attendance, which became a record attendance for a rugby union match in Italy.
The venue is named after a former football player of Associazione Calcio Milan and Football Club Internazionale Milano. Juventus became the first Italian football club with 10 top-division titles, followed by Internazionale in 1966. In 1979, AC Milan became the third Italian football club with 10 top-fligt league titles. AC Milan and their rivals Inter both won their first European football championship title in the 1960s. AC Milan, nicknamed I Rossoneri, won their first FIFA Club World Cup title in 2007. Internazionale, also known as I Nerazzurri, won the FIFA Club World Cup in 2010 for the first time in their history.