Estadio da Luz

Estádio da Luz – Lisbon, Portugal

Estádio da Luz (Stadium of the Light), officially named Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, is a multi-purpose stadium located in Lisbon, Portugal. The stadium is used mostly for football matches, hosting the home matches of S.L. Benfica. It is also called A Catedral (The Cathedral) by Benfica supporters. It was opened on 25 October 2003 with an exhibition match between Benfica and Nacional of Montevideo. The previous Estádio da Luz with 120,000 seats was demolished in 2003, and the new stadium was built with a maximum capacity of 65,647 (64,642 in Primeira Liga matches). HOK Sport Venue Event (now…