- Address: Calle de Blasco Ibáñez, 2, Vila-real
- Country: Spain
- Capacity: 24,000
- Opened: 17 June 1923
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Villarreal CF (football)
Extra stadium info – Estadio de la Cerámica
The football stadium opened as the Campo del Villarreal. It was named Estadio El Madrigal between 1925 and 2017. There is a statue of a yellow submarine outside the stadium to represent the nickname of Villarreal CF, one of the first Spanish sports clubs with a value of at least $100 million. Villarreal Club de Fútbol played their first-ever Spanish top-flight football league match in 1998.
In 2008, they finished as runners-up in the Spanish top-flight football league for the first time in their history. Real Madrid CF were crowned Spanish football champions that year after gathering 85 points. Villarreal CF gathered 77 points in 38 matches during that league season. They won 24 of those 38 games. Five games ended in a draw and nine games ended in a loss. Villarreal CF drew an average home attendance of 19,000 in that domestic league season.
The UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League
Villarreal CF made their debut in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, the European championship for football clubs, in 2005. They finished above the Portuguese side SL Benfica, the French side LOSC and the English side Manchester United FC after gathering 10 points in six games. In 2021, Villarreal CF won the UEFA Europa League for the first time in their history. They won against Manchester United in the final of the UEFA Europa League, which is known as Europe’s secondary club football tournament. The final took place in the Polish city of Gdańsk. Villarreal CF reached the final after defeating the English side Arsenal and Manchester United reached the final after beating the Italian side AS Roma.