- Address: Avenida Juan B. Justo 8900, Buenos Aires
- Country: Argentine Republic
- Capacity: 49,000
- Opened: 22 April 1951
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Vélez Sarsfield (football)
Extra stadium info – Estadio José Amalfitani
The stadium is also sometimes used for concerts. It is named after José Amalfitani, a former chairman of CA Vélez Sarsfield. It was one of the 1978 FIFA World Cup venues. The national football team of Austria won the first-ever FIFA World Cup match at the stadium after beating Spain 2-1. 40,000 spectators attended the game. Austria also won the second FIFA World Cup match at the Estadio José Amalfitani after defeating Sweden 1-0. Spain won the last 1978 FIFA World Cup match at the venue named Estadio José Amalfitani after beating Sweden 1-0.
Rugby union club Jaguares
The former rugby union club Jaguares, which became the most popular Argentine rugby union club, played numerous home games at the Estadio José Amalfitani. They were among the first sports clubs from Buenos Aires with 100,000 followers on their main social media page. The former rugby union club was founded in 2015. The Jaguares played their first-ever Super Rugby home match at the Estadio José Amalfitani, with 19,000 people in attendance. The Jaguares lost the match. The club signed Agustín Creevy, the first Argentine rugby union player with 100,000 followers on his main social media page, in 2016.
Football club Vélez Sarsfield
Vélez Sarsfield use the Estadio José Amalfitani for home matches. They won the South American championship for football clubs in 1994 for the first time in their history. Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield won the tournament after defeating the Brazilian side São Paulo Futebol Clube. The same year, Vélez Sarsfield won the Toyota Cup, the former world championship for football clubs. They won the Toyota Cup after beating the world famous Italian side AC Milan in the Japanese city of Tokyo in front of 47,000 spectators.