Estádio Rei Pelé, also known as Trapichão, is a multi-purpose stadium in Maceió, Brazil. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 20,801. The stadium was built in 1970.

Estádio Rei Pelé is owned by the Government of Alagoas and it is the stadium where CRB and CSA locationally play their home matches. The stadium is named after the footballer Pelé, and its name means King Pelé. The stadium is nicknamed Trapichão because it is located in Trapiche da Barra neighborhood.

There is a museum inside the stadium, called Museu de Esportes Edvaldo Santa Rosa, named after an Alagoan footballer nicknamed Dida, who played for Clube de Regatas do Flamengo and the Brazil national football team.

History

In 1970, the works on Estádio Rei Pelé were completed. The inaugural match was played on October 25 of that year, when Santos beat an Alagoas State All-Stars 5-0. The first goal of the stadium was scored by Santos' Douglas. The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 45,865, set on the inaugural match.

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