- Address: Montevideo
- Country: Uruguay
- Capacity: 40,000
- Opened: 28 March 2016
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Peñarol (football)
Extra stadium info – Estadio Campeón del Siglo
The construction of the Estadio Campeón del Siglo started in 2014. The construction works were expected to be concluded by September 2015, but due to several factors it was delayed. The stadium was inaugurated with a friendly between Peñarol and the Argentine club River Plate. The home side won 4–1 and Diego Martín Forlán Corazzo scored the first goal at the new stadium. In 1938, Club Atlético River Plate inaugurated their stadium against Peñarol. Club Atlético Peñarol use the Estadio Campeón del Siglo for home games. Peñarol and their arch-rivals Club Nacional de Football, the first football clubs from Uruguay with 100,000 followers on their main social media page, became the first sports clubs from Uruguay with a value of at least $10 million.
The Copa Libertadores and the world championship for football clubs
Peñarol won their first-ever Copa Libertadores title in 1960 after beating Club Olimpia from Paraguay. They became the second club with five Copa Libertadores titles. In 1974, Independiente from the Argentine Republic became the first club with five Copa Libertadores titles. In 1960, Peñarol played in the first-ever world championship final for football clubs. It was a two-legged final against the Spanish side Real Madrid. The Spanish club won the world championship title after beating Peñarol. In 1961, Peñarol won the second edition of the world championship for football clubs after beating the Portugese side SL Benfica.