- Address: Braga
- Country: Portuguese Republic
- Capacity: 30,000
- Opened: 30 December 2003
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: SC Braga (football)
Extra stadium info – Estádio Municipal de Braga
The construction costs of the stadium, which is nicknamed A Pedreira, were €83 million. It opened as one of the largest sports venues by capacity in the Portuguese Republic, commonly known as Portugal. The stadium was one of the venues for the 2004 UEFA European Football Championship. The national football team of the Hellenic Republic, commonly known as Greece, won the European championship in 2004 after beating the Portuguese Republic. Angelos Charisteas scored the only goal of the match. He played professional football in the Hellenic Republic, Germany, the Netherlands and the French Republic before he ended his professional football career in Saudi Arabia with Al-Nassr.
UEFA European Football Championship matches at the Estádio Municipal de Braga
The Estádio Municipal de Braga hosted two matches for the 2004 UEFA European Football Championship. On 18 June, the venue hosted its first match of the European championship for national football teams, in which Denmark defeated Bulgaria. On 23 June, the stadium hosted its second game of the tournament, in which the Netherlands defeated Latvia 3-0. The first match attracted a crowd of 24,000 and the second match attracted a crowd of 27,000.
Sporting Clube de Braga, the fourth sports club from the Portuguese Republic with 100,000 followers on its main social media page, use the venue named Estádio Municipal de Braga for home matches. On 15 September 2010, they played their first-ever UEFA Champions League match, which they lost against Arsenal FC in London in front of 59,000 fans. SC Braga finished below the Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk from Ukraine and the English side Arsenal in their inaugural UEFA Champions League group stage participation. They finished above Partizan from Serbia. SC Braga gathered nine points in six games in that UEFA Champions League group stage. They drew an average home attendance of 14,000 in the Portuguese top-flight football league during that league season.