The new San Mames Stadium, opened in 2013 after three years of construction, is located on the site of the old stadium of the same name, dating back to 1913.
The stadium, designed by César Azcárate, can accommodate up to 55,000 people, and UEFA has awarded it 5 stars for the quality of the project and its construction. San Mames holds matches of the town’s team, Athletic Bilbao.
Estadio San Mames is a football stadium which is situated in Bilbao in Spain. This stadium is also the home ground of Athletic Bilbao, known by the name, “Los leonos de San Mames-Bilboko leoiak”, meaning the lions of San Mames.... more This stadium opened in 1914 and was renovated in 1952 and in 1982 respectively. This stadium is also known as the oldest built stadium in Spain, and having a seating capacity of over 40,000 people. The field dimension of Estadio San Mames stadium is 104 x 68 meters.