- Address: Holden Street, Adelaide
- Country: Australia
- Capacity: 17,000
- Opened: 1960
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Adelaide United (football)
Extra stadium info – Coopers Stadium
The venue, which is also known as the Hindmarsh Stadium, is named after a brewery. It became a venue for several events, like football, rugby league and rugby union. The national football team of Australia played various matches at the Coopers Stadium. The venue hosted football matches for the Games of the Olympiad in 2000. On 13 September 2000, the stadium hosted its first football match for the tournament. The match between Nigeria and Honduras ended in a 3-3 draw. 13,000 people attended the game.
Adelaide United use the venue for home games. The club was founded in 2003. It became one of the first football clubs from Australia with 100,000 followers on its main social media page. Adelaide United drew an average home attendance of 11,000 in their inaugural A-League season. In 2008, Adelaide United were FIFA Club World Cup participants for the first time in their history. That year, they were defeated by Gamba Osaka from Japan in the quarter-finals of the world championship. In 2016, Adelaide United were crowned football champions of Australia for the first time in their history. They won the title after beating the Western Sydney Wanderers in Adelaide. 50,000 fans showed up for the match between Adelaide United and the Wanderers.
Romário de Souza Faria
The Brazilian football legend Romário de Souza Faria is one of the former players of Adelaide United. He was born in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro in 1966. It was one of the largest cities by population in the world when Romário was born. Romário de Souza Faria featured in three decisive world championship games. He played his first decisive world championship match with the national football team from Brazil, his second one with the Dutch club PSV from Eindhoven and his third one with the Brazilian club Vasco da Gama from Rio de Janeiro. Romário played professional football in Brazil, the Netherlands, Spain, Qatar, the United States and Australia.