- Address: Isla de la Cartuja, Seville
- Country: Spain
- Capacity: 57,000
- Opened: 5 May 1999
- Main use: Football
Extra stadium info – Estadio La Cartuja de Sevilla
The construction of the venue named Estadio La Cartuja de Sevilla started in 1997. It opened with a football match. The national football team of Spain, nicknamed La Furia Roja (The Red Fury), won the game against Croatia 3-1. La Furia Roja played various matches at the Estadio La Cartuja de Sevilla. The stadium was the venue for the 1999 World Championships in Athletics. It hosted the 2003 UEFA Cup final between the Scottish side Celtic and the Portuguese side FC Porto. The Portuguese club won the final in front of 52,000 spectators.
The venue is also used for athletics. In 2004, the venue hosted its first final of the Davis Cup, the premier international team event in men’s tennis. Spain faced the United States in that final. The Spanish team reached the final after beating the French Republic and the United States reached the final after defeating Belarus. Spain won the tournament after beating the United States. The Estadio La Cartuja de Sevilla is also used for concerts. Several world famous athletes performed at the stadium.
The UEFA European Football Championship
In 2021, the venue hosted four matches for the UEFA European Football Championship. The national football teams of Belgium, Poland, the Portuguese Republic, the Slovak Republic, Spain and Sweden played at the venue during the tournament. Three of the four matches were group-stage matches. The other game was a round-of-16 game. Belgium won the round-of-16 match after beating the Portuguese Republic 1-0. The Italian Republic, commonly known as Italy, won the European championship for national football teams after defeating England in the final. They won their second European championship title after beating England. The Italians won the UEFA European Football Championship in 1968 for the first time in their history.