Estadio Municipal Joao Havelange (Parque do Sabia), Uberlandia

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The Estádio Municipal Parque do Sabiá, also known as Parque do Sabiá, is a multi-use stadium in Uberlândia, Brazil. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It is the home ground of Uberlândia Esporte Clube and Clube Atlético Portal, and is the biggest stadium in Minas Gerais state countryside. The stadium was built in 1982 and is able to hold 53,350 people. It is owned by the Uberlândia City Hall.HistoryThe stadium was inaugurated on May 27, 1982, as Parque do Sabiá .In 1995, the stadium was renamed to Estádio Municipal João Havelange, after a suggestion of the city councilor Leonídio Bouças. However, the name change was not very popular among the city's football fans, and the stadium is still commonly called the Parque do Sabiá.The inaugural match was played on May 27, 1982, when the Brazil national football team beat the Republic of Ireland national football team 7 - 0. The first goal of the stadium was scored by Brazil's Falcão.The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 80,000, set on the inaugural match.In 2015, the stadium was renamed to Estádio Municipal Parque do Sabiá, due to FIFA scandals.
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  • This is a huge stadium, despite there is no remarkable soccer team in Uberlandia. This meas wast of public money. If you are in Uberlandia, go there for a visit.  more »
  • Very nice Stadium, well located in the town, easy access, without much congestion in days of games, too bad the city doesn't have a time the height of the field that has
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  • Estadio pretty much glorious, great structure, the team does not match the height of your Stadium,
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