Extra stadium info – Estadio Cuscatlán
The construction of the stadium, which became the largest sports venue by capacity in El Salvador, started in 1971. It opened with a game between the German club Borussia Mönchengladbach and the national football team of El Salvador, which the Germans won 2-0. The national football team of El Salvador played their first-ever FIFA World Cup game in 1970. They lost the match against Belgium 3-0. 92,000 spectators attended the game in Mexico City. Alianza FC and Atlético Marte use the Estadio Cuscatlán for home games.
Alianza won the top-flight football league of El Salvador in 1966 for the first time in their history and Atlético Marte won their first-ever top-flight football league title in 1955. Alianza FC became one of the first football clubs from Central America with 100,000 followers on its main social media page. In 1967, they became the first club from Central America in the North American championship for football clubs. In 2011, they became one of the first football clubs from El Salvador with 10 top-flight league titles.