Stadion Rajko Mitić


* Address: Belgrade
* Country: Serbia
* Capacity: 53,000
* Opened: 1 September 1963
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Crvena zvezda (football)

Extra stadium info – Stadion Rajko Mitić

The venue, nicknamed Marakana, hosted its first-ever final of the European championship for national football teams in 1976. The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic won the final after penalties in front of 30,000 spectators. The stadium is named after a former football player of Crvena zvezda. Rajko Mitić played hundreds of matches for the club. Crvena zvezda was founded in 1945. They were crowned European champions in 1991 for the first time in their history after defeating the French side Olympique de Marseille in Bari in front of 51,000 people. The same year, Crvena zvezda won the Toyota Cup, the former world championship for football clubs. They won the title after beating Colo-Colo from Chile in Tokyo.

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