- Address: Calle Antigua a Huizucar, San Salvador
- Country: El Salvador
- Capacity: 44,000
- Opened: 24 July 1976
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Alianza (football), Atlético Marte (football)
Extra stadium info – Estadio Cuscatlán
The construction of the stadium, which became the largest sports venue by capacity in El Salvador, started in 1971. It opened with a game between the German club Borussia Mönchengladbach and the national football team of El Salvador. Borussia Mönchengladbach played their first-ever world championship games in 1978. The German visitors won the game 2-0. The former German defender Hans-Hubert Vogts, commonly known as Berti Vogts, was the captain of Borussia Mönchengladbach in that match. He played in the 1974 FIFA World Cup final. Vogts played hundreds of matches for Borussia Mönchengladbach. He managed Bayer Leverkusen and the national football teams of Germany, Kuwait, Scotland, Nigeria and Azerbaijan.
The national football team of El Salvador
The national football team of El Salvador played numerous home games at the stadium named Estadio Cuscatlán. They played their first-ever FIFA World Cup game in 1970. El Salvador lost the match against Belgium 3-0. 92,000 spectators attended the game, which took place in Mexico City. The national football team of El Salvador also lost their second FIFA World Cup game. The United Mexican States, commonly known as Mexico, won the match 4-0. The third FIFA World Cup game of El Salvador was won by the former USSR. The national football team of the USSR scored twice in that match. Luis Baltazar Ramírez Zapata scored the first-ever FIFA World Cup goal for El Salvador.
Alianza FC and Atlético Marte
Alianza FC and Atlético Marte use the Estadio Cuscatlán for home games. Alianza won the top-flight football league of El Salvador in 1966 for the first time in their history and Atlético Marte won their first-ever top-flight football league title in 1955. Alianza FC became one of the first football clubs from Central America with 100,000 followers on its main social media page. In 1967, they became the first club from Central America in the North American championship for football clubs. In 2011, Alianza FC became one of the first football clubs from El Salvador with 10 top-flight league titles.