- Address: Avenida Marathon 5300, Santiago
- Country: Chile
- Capacity: 47,000
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Colo-Colo (football)
Extra stadium info – Estadio Monumental
Several famous artists performed at the Estadio Monumental. The stadium’s record attendance was set in 1992, when 69,000 fans showed up for a game between Colo-Colo and Club Universidad de Chile. Colo-Colo use the venue for home games. The club was founded in 1925. Colo-Colo won the Chilean football championship numerous times. In 1991, the stadium hosted the second Copa Libertadores final of that year. The match was won by Colo-Colo, the first sports club from Chile with 1 million followers on its main social media page. They defeated Club Olimpia from Paraguay in a two-legged final. The first leg, which ended in a goalless draw, took place in Paraguay. Colo-Colo won the second leg 3-0 in front of 66,000 fans. The match was played at the Estadio Monumental.
The world championship for football clubs
Football club Colo-Colo played their first-ever world championship final in 1991. They lost the game against the Serbian football club Crvena zvezda. The final took place in the Japanese city of Tokyo in front of 60,000 spectators. Vladimir Jugović scored twice for Crvena zvezda during the final. In 1996, he won his second world championship title. Jugović won the title with the Italian side Juventus FC after beating the Argentine side CA River Plate. The Italian football legend Allesandro Del Piero scored the only goal in the final.
The South American championship for national football teams
In 2015, the Estadio Monumental hosted its first-ever match for the South American championship for national football teams. Colombia won the game against Brazil in front of 44,000 spectators. The national football team of Brazil, the first team with five FIFA World Cup titles, won the second game of the tournament at the Estadio Monumental after beating Venezuela 2-1. 33,000 people attended the match.