Estádio Governador Plácido Castelo


* Address: Avenida Alberto Craveiro, 2901, Fortaleza
* Country: Brazil
* Capacity: 63,000
* Opened: 11 November 1973
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Ceará (football), Fortaleza EC (football)

Extra stadium info – Estádio Governador Plácido Castelo

The venue is nicknamed Castelão and Gigante da Boa Vista. It opened with a football match Ceará SC and their arch-rivals Fortaleza EC. The game ended in a 0-0 draw. The stadium’s record attendance was set on 27 August 1980, when the national football team of Brazil defeated Uruguay 1-0 in front of 118,000 fans. In 2014, the Estádio Governador Plácido Castelo hosted six FIFA World Cup matches. The national football team of Costa Rica won the first-ever FIFA World Cup match at the stadium. 58,000 people attended the game between Costa Rica and Uruguay.

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