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Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa, Quito

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Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa is a multi-purpose stadium in Quito, Ecuador. It is currently used mostly for football matches and has a capacity of 40,948.OverviewBuilt in 1951, it sits at the intersection of the Avenida 6 de Diciembre and Avenida Naciones Unidas, two major streets in Ecuador's capital city. Football clubs Deportivo Quito, El Nacional and Universidad Católica use the facility for their home games, although other prominent teams in the city have used the stadium for home games in the past. The stadium is named after Inca prince Atahualpa. The stadium is located at an elevation of 2782m.At this venue, the Ecuadorian national football team has beaten Brazil twice, Paraguay twice, and Argentina twice, amongst others, securing their positions in Korea/Japan 2002 and Germany 2006. During the qualifying for Germany 2006, Ecuador qualified and remained undefeated in this stadium.
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  • Saw Venezuela v Argentina. Only $15 for the most expensive seats. Well worth it and in the centre of town so easy to visit.  more »
  • All the majora events in sports and concerts are here, in the night always is cold so be sure to bring a warm jacket! If you come to a futbol match you have to try the "empanada de morocho" they are v...  more »
  • I was lucky enough to attend the first leg of the Copa Libertadores final between Valle and Nacional. It has a very old school 80's feel with the scoreboard and athletics track. There was a great atmo...  more »