Wanda Metropolitano


* Address: Madrid
* Country: Spain
* Capacity: 68,000
* Opened: 6 September 1994
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Atlético de Madrid (football)

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The stadium became one of the largest sports venues by capacity in Spain. Club Atlético de Madrid have been tenants of the stadium since 2017. The club was founded in 1903. They are nicknamed Los Colchoneros, Los Indios and Los Rojiblancos. Atlético de Madrid were crowned Spanish football champions in 1940 for the first time in their history. They won the tournament which ended as the Toyota Cup, the former world championship for football clubs, in 1974 after beating Club Atlético Independiente from the Argentine Republic.

Atlético de Madrid reached the final of the European championship for football clubs several times. In 2014, they lost the UEFA Champions League final against their rivals Real Madrid. It was the first-ever UEFA Champions League final between two clubs from Madrid. Atlético de Madrid won the top-flight football league of Spain in 2014 for the 10th time in their history. They drew an average attendance of 46,000 in 19 home games in that domestic league season. Atlético de Madrid became one of the most valuable sports clubs in the world and it is one of the first sports teams with 10 million followers on its main social media page.

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