Estadio Monumental Banco Pichincha

 
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* Address: Avenida Barcelona Sporting Club, Guayaquil
* Country: Ecuador
* Capacity: 57,000
* Opened: 27 December 1987
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Barcelona SC (football)

Extra stadium info – Estadio Monumental Banco Pichincha

The stadium is also known as El Coloso del Salado. It opened with a football match which was won by Barcelona SC after defeating the Spanish side FC Barcelona 1-0. Edson Arantes do Nascimento, commonly known as Pelé, attended the opening match. He was named Athlete of the Century by the IOC. Tenants Barcelona Sporting Club were founded in 1925 by Eutimio Pérez, who named the club after his former home city in Spain. In 1989, Barcelona SC became the first football club from Ecuador with 10 domestic top-flight league titles. In 1990, they reached the final of the Copa Libertadores for the first time in their history. Barcelona Sporting Club also became the first sports club from Ecuador with 1 million followers on their main social media page.

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