Estadio Chamartín

Estadio Chamartín was a multi-use stadium in Madrid, Spain. It was initially used as the stadium of Real Madrid matches before the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium opened in 1947. The stadium held 22,500 people[1] and was built in 1924.

Full nameEstadio Chamartín
LocationMadrid, Spain
OwnerReal Madrid
OperatorReal Madrid
Opened17 May 1924
ArchitectJosé María Castell
Real Madrid (1924–1946)

The stadium was inaugurated on 17 May 1924, with a 3–2 victory for Real Madrid against Newcastle United.[2]

Closing and demolitionEdit

The final official match at the stadium was played on 13 May 1946, with Real Madrid winning 2-0 against CD Alcoyano in the quarterfinals of the Spanish cup.[3] Three days later, Real Madrid played the "closing" friendly against Málaga in which the visitors won 5-4. Demolition works preceded the day after.[4]


  1. ^ "Real Madrid Stadium". Retrieved 6 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Campo de Chamartín - The Stadium Guide". Retrieved 6 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Real Madrid 2, Alcoyano 0" (in Spanish). Diario Mundo Deportivo. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Cuando el Madrid le quitó la Liga al Atlético en el Metropolitano" (in Spanish). Portal digital SoyMadridista.

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