is a multi-purpose stadium
. The stadium was built in 1976 and holds 41,652 people. It is currently used mostly for football
matches and the home of Udinese Calcio
The Friuli is located in Rizzi, 4 km from the city centre of Udine
Opened in 1976, as a replacement for Stadio Moretti
, Friuli has a maximum capacity of 41,652 seats, partly covered, currently limited to a capacity 30,900. It, like most of Italian stadia, is owned by the local council, the municipality of Udine.
The stadium also features facilities for fencing
, martial arts
, including an indoor gym, located in the grandstand.
Friuli hosted three matches at the 1990 FIFA World Cup
, all of which were Group E matches.
In 2005, the stadium was approved by UEFA
to host matches involving the UEFA Champions League
, which Udinese participated in, during the 2005–06
On September 10, 2008, the stadium hosted the second match of the Italian national team's 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier
On November 21, 2009, Italy rugby team played Rugby World Cup Champions South Africa
on this ground.