Which side of stadium do Atlético de Madrid supporters sit in?
Atlético de Madrid supporters or “Colchoneros” sit in the southern stands of the stadium. they can get pretty rowdy so proceed with caution.
What is the name of Atlético Madrid stadium?
The original stadium that was built was named “La Peineta” and was inaugurated in 1993. Since then the stadium underwent extensive renovations. When Atlético finally decided to move from the Vicente Calderon to La Peineta, the stadium was re-named the “Wanda Metropolitano” after the naming rights of the stadium where sold to a Chinese multinational company.
Some people get confuse between the Atletico (the Club in Madrid) and the athletic de Bilbao, one of Spain´s top teams and that plays at the San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao.
How many people does the Wanda Metropolitando seat?
The Wanda Metropolitano Stadium seats 68,456 making it the third largest stadium in Spain.
Where is Atlético Madrid stadium?
The stadium is located slightly outside the city center of Madrid, in the Canillejas district.