The Estadio Universitario
– nicknamed El Volcán
for "the volcano") is a stadium
property of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
, located in its premises in San Nicolás de los Garza
, Nuevo León
The stadium is home venue for the UANL Tigres
. Made for the American football
team UANL Auténticos Tigres. It was given to Sinergia Deportiva as part of Tigres assets.
This stadium hosted several matches of the 1986 FIFA World Cup
. It has also hosted matches of the Copa Libertadores de América
in 2005 and 2006, as UANL Tigres qualified to the prestigious tournament on those years and played home in it. For a short period, it was also the home venue for the Rayados de Monterrey
. It also hosted several matches of the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup
performed during The Game Tour
on October 9 1981, for more than 50,000 fans, on their first and only tour of Mexico.
The Jonas Brothers
were scheduled to perform during their 2010 World Tour
on October 21, 2010, with Demi Lovato
as their opening act, but the show was cancelled.
On December 6, 2011, Britney Spears
will be presented with her Femme Fatale Tour
The cost of the stadium was $23 million pesos
and it was completed in 1967. At that time, it had a capacity for about 56,000 spectators, but after the 1986 FIFA World Cup, the recognized capacity was 52,000; once the stadium had its final... Read More