Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa

Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa is a multi-purpose stadium in Quito, Ecuador. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 39,816. Built in 1951, it sits at the intersection of the Avenida 6 de Diciembre and Avenida Naciones Unidas, two major streets in Ecuador's capital city. Football clubs Deportivo Quito, El Nacional and Universidad Católica use the facility for their home games, although other prominent teams in the city have used the stadium for home games in the past. The stadium is named after Inca prince Atahualpa.

At this venue, the Ecuadorian national football team has beaten Brazil twice, Paraguay twice, and Argentina twice, amongst others, securing their positions in Korea/Japan 2002 and Germany 2006. During the qualifying for Germany 2006, Ecuador successfully qualified and remained undefeated in this stadium.

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