Ostensibly, the Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca is eminent for its gigantic capacity(104,000) and electric climate when full. It is verifiably named as the only stadium to have two World Cup finals.
In spite of the fact that the stadium might be the more terrible stadium for some soccer fans as their favourite teams horrendously lost important matches here, it is the third-biggest football stadium and the finest in the world.
The Estadio Azteca stadium which is the official home of football team, Club América and the Mexico national football team, sits at a height of 7,200 feet (2195 meters) above ocean level.
The stadium’s official capacity is a little more than 87,523, and the biggest in Mexico. Owned by Grupo Televisa, the Estadio Azteca stadium’s football match record attendance is 119,853. This game was between Mexico and Brazil on the seventh of July 1968.
It has also been host to a big boxing bout between César Chávez and Greg Haugen, in 1993, with a horde of 132,247.
Estadio Azteca arena was Opened on 29th May 1966 and was remodeled in four distinct years, 1986, 1999, 2013 and 2016.
The construction of the stadium which cost $260 million, was through the hands of some of the best Architects, Pedro Ramírez Vázquez and Rafael Mijares Alcérreca.
Viewed as one of the most renowned and iconic football stadiums in the world, it is the first to have hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals; with one in the 1970 World Cup Final, where Brazil thrashed Italy 4–1, and the other in the 1986 World Cup Final, where Argentina also crushed West Germany 3–2.
The name Azteca is a tribute to the Aztec legacy of Mexico City. The arena is as of now owned by Mexican multimedia combination Televisa, which has a media competition with the likewise named TV Azteca.
Estadio Azteca stadium is exceptionally renowned for the 1986 quarter-finals match between Argentina and England in which Diego Maradona scored both the “Hand of God Goal” and the “Goal of the Century”.
The stadium is booked to have games in the 2026 FIFA World Cup.