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An Overview about San Siro

San Siro is the largest football stadium in Italy. It’s also included in the top ten largest stadium in the Europe. This stadium has the official name Stadio Giuseppe Meazza. It’s located in the San Siro District in Milan. This is the football stadium home for both AC Milan and Intermilan, which compete in the Serie A Italy. San siro has capacity of 81.277 people. This is one of the historical stadium in the world. In this stadium, you can also pay for visiting to the San Siro Museum which will show you the trophies, shirts, shoes and souvenirs of AC Milan and Inter.  Click more on what Milan has to offer.

San Siro History

This stadium was firstly built in the 1925. The construction finished in the September 1926. The architects behind this magnificent building are Alberto Cugini and Ulisse Stacchini. At first, only Milan which uses this stadium from 1926 until now. After that, Inter Milan also makes this stadium as its home from 1947 until now. This great stadium was renovated at 1955 and 1990. It increased its capacity to provide the growing football fans at that time.

In 1980, the stadium was named Giussepe Meazzza, as the tribute for football legend Giuseppe Meazza. He played for both Milan and Inter Milan in the 1920s to 1940s. He also successfully brought Italy to win World Cup at 1934 and 1938.

Historical Events

This football stadium has hosted many important games in football history. San Siro hosted 6 games at 1990 World Cup and 3 Champions League Finals in 1965, 1970 and 2001. Next year, San Siro will be the host for Champions League Final.

San Siro has also used for other entertainment purposes like music concerts. There’re many performers who have played at San Siro, like The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Muse, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, One Direction and many other famous entertainers.