Estadio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho - Ilha do Retiro, Recife

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Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho, usually known as Estádio Ilha do Retiro or simply Ilha do Retiro, is a sports stadium situated in Recife, in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, owned by Sport Recife.The stadium's official name is Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho, and it was inaugurated on July 4, 1937. The stadium's common name, Ilha do Retiro, is the name of the neighborhood where it is located. The stadium's official name, Adelmar da Costa Carvalho, is in honor of the Sport Recife president who presided over the first major renovation of the stadium. Blocks of high-rise flats border the ground giving the residents and visitors excellent views of the games in the stadium from their windows and balconies.HistoryIlha do Retiro was the first stadium to be built in Recife, after Sport Recife bought a 17-hectare small ranch.In the 1950 World Cup, the match between Chile and the United States was played at the stadium.Information Official name: Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho Capacity: 35,000 spectators Pitch Size: 105m x 78m Opened on July 4, 1937 Record: 56,875 spectators Address: Praça da Bandeira, s/nº - Recife
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  • Too complicated to enter when you're in the crowd visitor besides the assaults and fights. The police must have the right to come in heavier on those who are going to ruin the games
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  • I'm an associate Supporter since 1975. A gift from my Grandfather. great leisure and Entertainment Center for friends and family.
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  • The island is a lovely place, where the crowd boils with the best team in the Northeast. Sport Club do Recife
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