- Address: Rua Cristina Maria de Assis, 202, Belo Horizonte
- Country: Brazil
- Capacity: 47,000
- Opened: 15 April 2023
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Atlético Mineiro (football)
Extra stadium info – Arena MRV
The construction of the venue started in 2020. Clube Atlético Mineiro, nicknamed Galo, use the stadium for home matches. The football club was founded in 1908 by several students from Belo Horizonte. On 27 August 2023, they played their first Brazilian top-flight football league game at the venue named Arena MRV. They defeated Santos Futebol Clube 2-0. Paulo Henrique Sampaio Filho, commonly known as Paulinho, scored the first goal of the match. He played professional football for the Brazilian side Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama and the German side Bayer 04 Leverkusen before he signed with Atlético Mineiro.
Brazilian champions and South American champions
Atlético Mineiro were crowned Brazilian football champions in 1937 for the first time in their history. In 2013, Atlético Mineiro were crowned South American football champions for the first time in their history. They won the title after beating Club Olimpia from Paraguay in a two-legged final. Club Olimpia won the first leg, which took place in Paraguay in front of 35,000 spectators. Atlético Mineiro won the second leg, which took place in Belo Horizonte in front of 56,000 fans.
The Brazilian cup tournament and the Brazilian super cup
In 2014, Clube Atlético Mineiro won the Brazilian cup tournament for the first time in their history. They won the title after beating arch-rivals Cruzeiro Esporte Clube in a two-legged final. The first leg attracted a crowd of 18,000 and the second leg attracted a crowd of 39,000. Both games took place in the city of Belo Horizonte. On 20 February 2022, Atlético Mineiro won the Brazilian super cup for the first time in their history after beating Clube de Regatas do Flamengo. 32,000 people attended the super cup match, which took place in the city of Cuiabá.