* Address: 3911 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 77,000
* Opened: 1 May 1923
* Main use: American football, rugby union
* Tenants: Giltinis (rugby union), USC Trojans (American football)
Extra stadium info – Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
The construction of the stadium, which is also known as The Grand Old Lady, started in 1921. It opened with a capacity of 75,000. The American football team of the USC Trojans won the inaugural sports match at the venue. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is known as a venue for various events, like American football, baseball, concerts, football, mixed martial arts, motorsport and religious gatherings. Several former American football clubs played home games at the venue. The Los Angeles Aztecs, the Los Angeles Toros and the Los Angeles Wolves also played home games at the stadium. The football clubs were dissolved.
In 1965, 22,000 fans showed up for the stadium’s first match of the national football team of the United States. The FIFA World Cup qualifier between the United States and the United Mexican States ended in a 2-2 draw. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was declared a National Historic Landmark on 27 July 1984, a day before the opening ceremony of the second Games of the Olympiad in California. In 2008, the stadium hosted a baseball match between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox. 115,000 people attended the game, which became a world record for a baseball match. The previous world record was broken in Australia, when 114,000 people showed up for a baseball match in Melbourne.