Estádio Santa Cruz

The Estádio Santa Cruz, known for sponsorship reasons as Arena Eurobike since June 2019[2], is a multi-purpose stadium in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo state, Brazil. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 29,292 people. It was built in 1968. The stadium is owned by Botafogo Futebol Clube, and its formal name honors the neighborhood where it was built.

Arena Eurobike
Estádio Santa Cruz
LocationRibeirão Preto, Brazil
Coordinates21°12′09″S 47°47′21″W / 21.20250°S 47.78917°W / -21.20250; -47.78917
Field size105 x 68m
OpenedJanuary 21, 1968
Botafogo Futebol Clube


The inaugural match was played on January 21, 1968, when Botafogo Futebol Clube beat the Romania national football team 6-2. The first goal of the stadium was scored by Botafogo's Sicupira.

The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 49,358 people, set on March 17, 1993 when the Brazil national football team and the Poland national football team drew 2-2.

In 1995, the Campeonato Paulista final matches of that year, between Palmeiras and Corinthians were played at the stadium, on July 30 and August 6. The stadium also held one of the final matches of Campeonato Paulista in 2001, between Botafogo Futebol Clube and Corinthians.

In 2014, the stadium Santa Cruz was the training base of France national football team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


  • Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 2 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.