- Address: Gijón
- Country: Spain
- Capacity: 30,000
- Opened: 20 May 1908
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Real Sporting (football)
Extra stadium info – Estadio El Molinón-Enrique Castro “Quini”
The Estadio El Molinón-Enrique Castro “Quini” was one of the 1982 FIFA World Cup venues. The stadium’s record attendance was broken in 1982, when 42,000 people showed up for a FIFA World Cup match. During the 1990s, its capacity was reduced from 42,000 to 25,000 due to new safety regulations. The national football team of Spain played various matches at the venue. In 2010, they won their first-ever FIFA World Cup title after beating the Netherlands in South Africa.
Real Sporting de Gijón
Real Sporting de Gijón, one of the first football clubs from Spain with 100,000 followers on its main social media page, use the Estadio El Molinón-Enrique Castro “Quini” for home games. The club was founded in 1905. In 1981, they reached the Spanish cup final for the first time in their history. FC Barcelona won the game. One year later, Real Sporting de Gijón reached their second Spanish cup final. Real Madrid, the first sports club with 100 million followers on its main social media page, defeated Real Sporting in that final.