Stadio Giuseppe Meazza

 
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* Address: Via dei Piccolomini, 5, Milan
* Country: Italy
* Capacity: 80,000
* Opened: 19 September 1926
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: AC Milan (football), Internazionale (football)

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 world championship for football clubs in 2010 for the first time in their history.

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