Estadio de Liga Deportiva Universitaria

 
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* Address: Quito
* Country: Ecuador
* Capacity: 41,000
* Opened: 6 March 1997
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: LDU (football)

Extra stadium info – Estadio de Liga Deportiva Universitaria

The stadium, nicknamed La Casa Blanca (The White House), opened with a match between Liga Deportiva Universitaria and the Brazilian club Atlético Mineiro. LDU became one of the first sports clubs from Ecuador with 100,000 followers on their main social media page. They drew various attendances above 50,000 for their home games in Quito. In 2008, LDU reached the final of the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time in their history. They lost the match in front of 68,000 people in Japan against the English side Manchester United. Wayne Rooney, one of the first football players with 10 million followers on his main social media page, scored the only goal of the game. He played professional football for Everton and Manchester United before he signed with DC United from the United States.

© Flickr: ground.hopper

© Flickr: ground.hopper

© Flickr: Miguel Jumbo G.

© Flickr: Miguel Jumbo G.


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