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  • Name: San Mamés Stadium
  • Capacity: 53,000 seats
  • Renovation completed in 2013
  • Home team: Athletic Club


  • Overlooking the Estuary of Bilbao at the edge of the city centre, San Mamés Stadium was first inaugurated in 1913 and has become a part of Bilbao’s inner-city architecture following the completion of its total renovation in 2013.
  • The stadium can be illuminated from the outside.
  • A statue of goalscoring legend Pitxitxi was moved from the old stadium to the new; visiting club captains traditionally present a bouquet at the statue to mark their first visit.
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