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Stadio Nazionale PNF

The Stadio Nazionale del PNF (English: National Stadium of the National Fascist Party) was a multi-purpose stadium in Rome, Italy. It hosted three of the 17 matches of the 1934 FIFA World Cup, including the final between hosts Italy and Czechoslovakia on 10 June 1934.

Stadio Nazionale PNF
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Stadio Nazionale PNF
LocationRome, Italy
OwnerCity of Rome
Capacity47,300
Field size105 m × 68 m
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground1911[1]
Opened1911
Closed1953
Demolished1957
Tenants
Lazio (1931–1953)
Roma (1940–1953)

The Stadio Nazionale was constructed in 1911, and was renovated in 1928 for the Italy–Hungary international match.[2]

The stadium closed in 1953 and was replaced by the Stadio Flaminio in 1957.

1934 FIFA World CupEdit

Stadio Nazionale PNF hosted three games of the 1934 FIFA World Cup, including the final matches.

Date Time Team No. 1 Res. Team No. 2 Round Attendance
27 May 1934 16:00   Italy 7–1   United States Round of 16 25,000
3 June 1934 16:30   Czechoslovakia 3–1   Germany Semi-final 15,000
10 June 1934 17:00   Italy 2–1 (a.e.t.)   Czechoslovakia Final 55,000

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "I Lavori alla "Stadium" di Roma". La Lettura Sportiva. 26 February 1911. p. 6 (163).
  2. ^ "DAL 1911 AD OGGI TUTTI GLI STADI DI ROMA". La Repubblica (in Italian). 17 February 1988. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
Preceded by
Estadio Centenario
Montevideo
FIFA World Cup
Final Venue

1934
Succeeded by
Stade Olympique de Colombes
Paris

Coordinates: 41°55′38″N 12°28′20″E / 41.92722°N 12.47222°E / 41.92722; 12.47222