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 35,724.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 three times, and Argentina twice, amongst others, securing their positions in Korea/Japan 2002, Germany 2006, and Brazil 2014. During the qualifying for Germany 2006 and Brazil 2014, Ecuador qualified and remained undefeated in this stadium.
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  • March 31, 2017
    Almost all my life I've gone to see him play at Deportivo Quito the AKD, the selection of my Ecuador and many concerts, I have the best memories of this place, here I have seen incredible feats and I have the best memories of this place, is a place to go with friends, family and have the best memories of moments lived in this Palace of sport for my. It needs to improve in certain aspects of infrastructure but still it's a place that will leave you with fond memories to see a game or concert at the same.
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  • March 27, 2017
    I went several times to see Deportivo quito, the atmosphere is very cool and selling beer, the stadium since this somewhat old and deteriorated
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  • March 19, 2017
    It is one of the oldest sports venues in Quito Quito the most at least once fell we recommend the morocho pie and if you paisano chili you'll love eye abroad with this tasting is aji de mani, the beer is in glass and have affordable prices as cool now is that you have your numbered position and is no longer a day-hike.
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