Estadio Azteca

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The Estadio Azteca is a multi purpose stadium located in Mexico City.wikipedia
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Club América

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It is the official home of football club Club América and the Mexico national football team.
The team plays its home games at the Estadio Azteca, the largest stadium in Mexico and Latin America, and the seventh largest association football-specific stadium in the world.

Mexico national football team

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It is the official home of football club Club América and the Mexico national football team.
The team plays its home games at the Estadio Azteca.

Cruz Azul

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As of 2018, the stadium also serves as the home of Cruz Azul.
Estadio Azteca, the nation's largest sports venue, served as their home venue until 1996, when they moved to the Estadio Azul.

1970 FIFA World Cup Final

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Regarded as one of the most famous and iconic football stadiums in the world, it is the first to have hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals; in the 1970 World Cup Final, Brazil defeated Italy 4–1, and in the 1986 World Cup Final, Argentina defeated West Germany 3–2.
The 1970 FIFA World Cup Final was held on Sunday, 21 June, in the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, to determine the winner of the 1970 FIFA World Cup.

NFL International Series

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The National Football League (NFL) features one game at Estadio Azteca per season as a part of their International Series.
Wembley Stadium was the exclusive home stadium for International Series games from 2007 to 2015 and will continue to host at least two NFL games through at least 2020; beginning in 2016, the series expanded to more stadiums, first to Twickenham Stadium in London (2016–17) and to Estadio Azteca in Mexico City (2016–17, 2019–21) and eventually to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London (2019–28), with possible future plans to expand the series to Germany and/or Canada.

1986 FIFA World Cup

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Regarded as one of the most famous and iconic football stadiums in the world, it is the first to have hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals; in the 1970 World Cup Final, Brazil defeated Italy 4–1, and in the 1986 World Cup Final, Argentina defeated West Germany 3–2. The Estadio Azteca is also the site in which Pelé and Diego Maradona (during the 1970 and 1986 FIFA World Cup) lifted the trophy for the last time (The Jules Rimet Trophy and the current FIFA World Cup Trophy, respectively).
Argentina beat West Germany 3–2 in the final at Mexico City's Estadio Azteca.

1986 FIFA World Cup Final

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Regarded as one of the most famous and iconic football stadiums in the world, it is the first to have hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals; in the 1970 World Cup Final, Brazil defeated Italy 4–1, and in the 1986 World Cup Final, Argentina defeated West Germany 3–2.
The match was held at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on 29 June 1986 and had an attendance of 114,600.

Football at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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The stadium was also the principal venue for the football tournament of the 1968 Summer Olympics and 1971 Women's World Cup.
At the end of the group stage, the top two teams advanced to the knockout stage, beginning with the quarter-finals and culminating with the gold medal match at the Azteca Stadium on 26 October 1968.

National Football League

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The National Football League (NFL) features one game at Estadio Azteca per season as a part of their International Series.
The Raiders and Houston Texans played a game in Mexico City at Estadio Azteca on November 21, 2016.

1970 FIFA World Cup

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Regarded as one of the most famous and iconic football stadiums in the world, it is the first to have hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals; in the 1970 World Cup Final, Brazil defeated Italy 4–1, and in the 1986 World Cup Final, Argentina defeated West Germany 3–2. The Estadio Azteca is also the site in which Pelé and Diego Maradona (during the 1970 and 1986 FIFA World Cup) lifted the trophy for the last time (The Jules Rimet Trophy and the current FIFA World Cup Trophy, respectively).
On 12 June, the draw allocated the Soviet Union the group winners' berth, meaning that they would face Uruguay at the Estadio Azteca, while the host nation were paired against Italy in the smaller Toluca venue.

2026 FIFA World Cup

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Additionally, it is scheduled to host games in the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

Diego Maradona

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It also hosted the 1986 quarter-final match between Argentina and England in which Diego Maradona scored both the "Hand of God goal" and the "Goal of the Century". The Estadio Azteca is also the site in which Pelé and Diego Maradona (during the 1970 and 1986 FIFA World Cup) lifted the trophy for the last time (The Jules Rimet Trophy and the current FIFA World Cup Trophy, respectively).
Argentina eliminated Uruguay in the first knockout round in Puebla, setting up a match against England at the Azteca Stadium, also in Mexico City.

FIFA World Cup

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Regarded as one of the most famous and iconic football stadiums in the world, it is the first to have hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals; in the 1970 World Cup Final, Brazil defeated Italy 4–1, and in the 1986 World Cup Final, Argentina defeated West Germany 3–2.

Rafael Mijares Alcérreca

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The Estadio Azteca was designed by architects Pedro Ramírez Vázquez and Rafael Mijares Alcérreca and broke ground in 1961.
Together with Ramírez Vázquez he also designed the Estadio Azteca in 1962, and the Museo de Arte Moderno in 1964.

Mexico City

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The Estadio Azteca is a multi purpose stadium located in Mexico City.
Its important venues in Mexico City include the Azteca Stadium, home to the Mexico national football team and giants América, which can seat 91,653 fans, making it the biggest stadium in Latin America.

Pedro Ramírez Vázquez

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The Estadio Azteca was designed by architects Pedro Ramírez Vázquez and Rafael Mijares Alcérreca and broke ground in 1961.

Argentina v England (1986 FIFA World Cup)

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It also hosted the 1986 quarter-final match between Argentina and England in which Diego Maradona scored both the "Hand of God goal" and the "Goal of the Century".
Argentina v England, played on 22 June 1986, was a football match between Argentina and England in the quarter-finals of the 1986 FIFA World Cup at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City.

José Cardona

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The first goal of the match was scored by Honduran José Cardona for Valencia.
Cardona, playing with Valencia C.F., scored the first goal in the first nightly game in the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City against Necaxa on June 5, 1966.

1968 Summer Olympics

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The stadium was also the principal venue for the football tournament of the 1968 Summer Olympics and 1971 Women's World Cup.

Pelé

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The Estadio Azteca is also the site in which Pelé and Diego Maradona (during the 1970 and 1986 FIFA World Cup) lifted the trophy for the last time (The Jules Rimet Trophy and the current FIFA World Cup Trophy, respectively).
Brazil played Italy in the final at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.

1970 FIFA World Cup Group 1

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Group 1 of the 1970 FIFA World Cup was contested in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca between 31 May and 11 June 1970.

1983 FIFA World Youth Championship

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The winner was Brazil, who beat Argentina by 1–0, in a final held at Mexico City's Azteca Stadium.

2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup

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The Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, after having previously hosted major events, such as 1970 and 1986 FIFA World Cup, 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship, 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup and 1968 Summer Olympics Football final matches, hosted the third place match and the final match of the tournament.

1970 FIFA World Cup knockout stage

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The stage began on 14 June with the quarter-finals, and ended one week later with the final match of the tournament held at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, in which Brazil defeated Italy 4–1 to claim a then-record third World Cup triumph.

1986 FIFA World Cup Group B

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Matches were played at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City and at the Estadio Nemesio Díez in Toluca.