Estádio D. Afonso Henriques, Guimaraes

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The Estádio D. Afonso Henriques (English: D. Afonso Henriques Stadium) is a football stadium in the city of Guimarães, Portugal.The stadium is home of Guimarães's most successful team, Vitória de Guimarães, presently competing in the top-flight Portuguese Liga. The stadium was built in 1965 and was renovated and expanded in 2003 for the UEFA Euro 2004 tournament by architect Eduardo Guimarães. Estádio D. Afonso Henriques has a capacity of 30,000 and it is named after the first King of Portugal — and also a Guimarães native — Dom Afonso Henriques. It was formerly known as Estádio Municipal de Guimarães, and before that as the Estádio D. Afonso Henriques.During Euro 2004, the stadium hosted two of the tournament's matches.Games heldThe Estádio D. Afonso Henriques hosted two games at UEFA Euro 2004. The opening fixture of Group C was between Denmark and Italy, in which the match ended 0–0. The last fixture of Group C was also played at the stadium, this time between Bulgaria and Italy, in which it ended 2–1 to Italy with goals from Martin Petrov for Bulgaria and goals from Simone Perrotta and Antonio Cassano for Italy. Although Cassano's late 94th-minute strike won the game for Italy 2–1, in the other game between Denmark and Sweden, it ended 2–2 with a late 89th-minute strike from Mattias Jonson. Jonson's goal resulted in Italy's exit out of the tournament on goals scored in third place, behind Sweden in second place and Denmark in first place.
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  • by sick of balloon I couldn't not see the stadium. It's funny to think that a modern plant of 30000posti situated in a tiny town, and we still have to see stadiums preposterous 60 years with tribune furniture and rusty ... and whatever ...
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  • emblematic Stadium of vitoria Guimaraes with a view of the show. one of the headquarters of the euro 2004
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  • We didn't see the match between the vitoria Guimaraes and Sporting Portugal Sporting 5-0 victory, pretty violent supporter we asked what c is endure that hard chairs balance from bottles of water on the ground, however the stadium and well-designed for v see the game
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  • The most beautiful, ecological city of Portugal and people local is very very kind.
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