Mineirain ( port Estádio Mineirão , sometimes Mineirao ; the official name of the stadium is Governor Magallins Pinto , port Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto ) is a Brazilian football stadium located in the Belo Horizonte area of Belo Horizonte . At the stadium are two of the great Brazilian club - " Cruzeiro " and " Atletico Mineiro ." Sometimes the third team of the state of Minas Gerais, “ America Mineiro ”, and also the Brazilian national team hold their matches here. The stadium hosted matches of the 2013 Confederations Cup and the 2014 World Cup .
|Mineirão (Governor Magallins Pinto)|
|Is open||September 5, 1965|
|Capacity||58 170 |
61,846 (after reconstruction)
|Home team||Cruzeiro |
The stadium was opened on September 5, 1965 with a match between the national team of Minas Gerais and the Argentine River Plate . The opening of the arena is associated with the rise of football in the state. A year later, Cruzeiro won the Brazil Cup - the only national tournament for the national teams at that time, and in 1971 Atletico Mineiro became the first Brazilian champion .
In preparation for the 2014 World Cup, the stadium renovation program was implemented according to the same principle as it was done with the Olympic Stadium in Berlin , that is, while maintaining the original appearance and improving the internal infrastructure of the facility. Reconstruction of the stadium was completed on December 22, 2012, when its official opening took place. [one]
Mineyran's capacity has been increased from 61 thousand to almost 70 thousand spectators. Above the stands erected to protect the audience from the rain. Parking expanded from 4.5 thousand to 14 thousand. At the moment, the arena holds about 62 thousand spectators.
Mineirran hosted the finals of the main continental tournaments of South America. Since in the region all the finals of international tournaments are played in 2 matches, in these cases Mineirán acted as a home field for Cruzeiro or Atletico Mineiro.
- Libertadores Cup Final (5): 1976 , 1977 , 1997 , 2009 (Cruzeiro), 2013 (Atletico Mineiro)
- Super Bowl Libertadores Final (4): 1988 , 1991 , 1992 , 1996 (Cruzeiro)
- CONMEBALL Cup Final (3): 1992 , 1995 , 1997 (all three times the finalist was Atletico Mineiro)
Bold highlighted tournaments that eventually won the Cruzeiro or Atletico Mineiro.
2013 Confederations Cup
As part of the tournament, three meetings took place: two games of the group stage and the semi-final Time local
|date||Time||Team 1||Score||Team 2||Stage||Viewers|
|June 17, 2013||4:00 pm||Tahiti||1: 6||Nigeria||Group B||20,187|
|June 22, 2013||4:00 pm||Japan||1: 2||Mexico||Group A||52,690|
|June 26, 2013||4:00 pm||Brazil||2: 1||Uruguay||Semi final||57,483|
FIFA World Cup 2014
Within the framework of the tournament, six matches took place: four games of the group stage, one game of the 1/8 final, and one semi-final.
|date||Time ( UTC-03 )||Team # 1||Score||Team # 2||Round||Viewers|
|June 14, 2014||13:00||Colombia||3: 0||Greece||Group C||57,174|
|June 17, 2014||13:00||Belgium||2: 1||Algeria||Group H||56,800|
|June 21, 2014||13:00||Argentina||1: 0||Iran||Group f||57 698|
|June 24, 2014||13:00||Costa Rica||0-0||England||Group D||57,823|
|June 28, 2014||13:00||Brazil||1: 1 (3: 2 penalty)||Chile||1/8 final||57,714|
|July 8, 2014||5:00 pm||Brazil||1: 7||Germany||Semi final||58,141|