Stadio Renato CuriEdit profile
The Stadio Renato Curi is a soccer stadium in the Italian city of Perugia.
It is home to Perugia Calcio. The stadium is named after Renato Curi, who died from the heart attack during a game against Juventus on October 30, 1977. Its capacity is 28,000 spectators.History
The stadium, designed by Luigi Corradi, was built in 1974 in only three months time in Pian di Massiano outside the old center of Perugia. The Stadio Santa Giuliana used so far was considered too small after the promotion of AC Perugia to the highest level of Italian soccer, the Serie A. Until renaming of Stadio Renato Curi in 1977 it was named Stadio Pian di Massiano.International Matches
Four international matches of the Italian national football team took place at the Stadio Renato Curi:
- 22 December 1983, Italy - Cyprus, 3-1, European Championship Qualifying match
- 22 December 1988, Italy - Scotland, 2-0, Friendly match
- 9 October 1996, Italy - Georgia, 1-0, World Cup Qualifying match
- 25 April 2001, Italy - South Africa, 1-0, Friendly match
From the Superstrada, take the 'Madonna Alta' exit and follow signs to the ground.
Coordinates: 43°6′22″N 12°21′26″E / 43.10611°N 12.35722°E / 43.10611; 12.35722