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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  • The best option to watch football games in the State of Pernambuco, located near the Centre of Recife, capital of Pernambuco.
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  • The Sports Club, on the island of retreat is the most respected City Stadium, great stadium, cozy and fine accents.
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  • I've been on island retreat for watching a football game when I was in recife, I love the stadium, the crowd of visitors stay in one part of the stadium that has a good view, only thing wrong with it all, the entrance to visitor and no way out so when the Sport loses I will have problem to get out because the reef and bad policing because they hate Paulistas (my case) and cariocas and aren't there for us, I had to get out of there because it was high everywhere, other than that, everything was pretty cool.
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