Estádio José Pinheiro Borda

 
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* Address: Avenida Padre Cacique, 891, Porto Alegre
* Country: Brazil
* Capacity: 51,000
* Opened: 6 April 1969
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Internacional (football)

Extra stadium info – Estádio José Pinheiro Borda

The Estádio José Pinheiro Borda, nicknamed Gigante da Beira-Rio, was one of the 2014 FIFA World Cup venues. In 2014, the stadium hosted the first-ever FIFA World Cup knockout phase match of Algeria. The national football teams of Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Greece, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Switzerland, the United States and Uruguay also reached the knockout stage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Sport Club Internacional use the Estádio José Pinheiro Borda for home games. They won the FIFA Club World Cup, the world championship for football clubs, in 2006 for the first time in their history. SC Internacional and their arch-rivals Grêmio became the first two sports clubs from Rio Grande do Sul with 1 million followers on their main social media page. Both clubs are among the first sports clubs from South America with a value of $100 million.

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