San Siro

  • Football World Cup 1934
  • Final European Cup of Champions 1964/65
  • Final European Cup of Champions 1969/70
  • European Football Championship 1980
  • Football World Cup 1990
  • UEFA Cup final in 1990/91
  • UEFA Cup final in 1993/94
  • UEFA Cup final in 1994/95
  • UEFA Cup final in 1996/97
  • UEFA Champions League Final 2000/ 01
  • UEFA Champions League Final 2015/16

The Giuseppe Meazza stadium ( also known by the former name San Siro ) is a football stadium in Milan.

The largest remaining before the Olympic stadium in Rome Italy Stadium is home to both Milan football club AC Milan and Inter Milan. It offers 82 955 spectators, of which 1315 seats for VIP and special guests, media representatives and physically handicapped are reserved ( with companion ). It is a UEFA Stadium category 4, the highest classification of the European Football Association. In the stadium, there is a museum, which is operated jointly by Inter and Milan, as well as a fan shop.


The stadium was built in 1925/26, in Milan's San Siro district in 1935 and sold to the city. Mid-1950s, it was first expanded. On 2 March 1980, the stadium was renamed in memory of the recently deceased Milan soccer player Giuseppe Meazza.

Its present appearance the stadium for the FIFA World Cup in 1990, when it was extended by a third. This is supported by eleven towers, four of which are clearly visible protruding into the stadium inside and also carry the steel frame of the glass roof. In these four towers and the sunrises on the individual ranks, and drink stalls, food stalls and toilets are located.

In 2001 was the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium hosted the Champions League final match, which won 5-4 Bayern Munich against Spanish club Valencia CF on penalties.

In the stadium, there is a prescribed since 2005 from Milan's city council smoking ban, which was attributed to poor air circulation. Violations are punishable by a fine of up to 250 euros.

On 15 October 2008, the Gazzetta dello Sport reported that Inter Milan is planning its own new stadium, as the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium is deprecated. The capacity of the new stadium should be at 60,000 seats. In the new stadium restaurants, a shopping gallery and a creche should be integrated. The new building to be built at Rho- Pero and thus on the north - western city limits between the A4 and A8. The plan was shelved in the meantime. The two clubs have reached an agreement with the city of Milan on 2015 to renovate the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium.

In August 2012, however, it was announced that Inter, together with a subsidiary of China Railway Construction, again planning to build its own stadium in 2017.

Other events

Besides football, numerous music concerts were held in the stadium. 1960 boxing match between Duilio Loi and Carlos Ortiz also took place here. In November 2009, Italy played in front of 80,000 spectators a rugby match against New Zealand, the New Zealand won with 20-6.


The stadium is located in the west of Milan and can be reached by tram line 16, which ends at the stadium. In addition, the station Lotto metro is close to the stadium, which can be reached by the line 1. On event days, there is a shuttle service, which visitors can reach the stadium free of charge from the station Lotto.


Game scene

Panoramic view