- Club: Atletico de Madrid
- Opening: September 2017
- Capacity: 67,703 VIP seating: 7,000 VIP seats in three different categories Suite: 79 VIP suites
- Parking: 4000 car parking spaces (1000 inside the stadium, 3000 outside the building)
- Cost: EUR 45 mln (1994), EUR 240 mln (2017)
- Architect: Cruz y Ortiz arquitectos
History and Description
Wanda Metropolitano is the new stadium of Atletico Madrid. It’s predecessor lacked expansion possibilities and options for modernisation, being in close proximity enclosement between the river and motorway. Plans to build a new venue were presented originally in 2011 in connection to Madrid’s bit for UCLF 2020 and 2024 Olympics.
Stadium got built on the site of Estadio La Peineta, and parts of that stand got incorporated in the design of Wanda.
The name in fact got announced in December 2016 when Atletico announced that their new stadium will be called Wanda Metropolitano. Where Wanda took the naming rights sponsorship, and Metropolitano was the connection to the first proper stadium - Estadio Metropolitano. Officially opened on 16th September 2017 hosting first game between Atletico and Malaga where the Madrileños won 1:0.
How to get to Wanda Metropolitano
Stadium is situated in the north-east side of Madrid - towards the airport. Approximately 10km from the city centre. It’s very well accessible by metro line 7 (orange), with station Estadio Metropolitano - situated right next to the stadium entrance. Metro line 7 is easily connected with few metro lines (5, 4, 6, 9 and 10) where you need to change in order to reach the venu - respectively at.
Wanda is also accessible by bus, however journey takes around 1 hour and requires few changes unless to start the journey in Atocha where E2 takes 50 min to reach the entrance gates.
We highly recommend using the metro to the game!
Champions League Final will give it’s spectators opportunity to purchase various categories of tickets. From 4, 3 and 2 being situated around the 11 meter line, behind the goal as well as at the corners of the stadium, all the way through to the Category 1 - which are lower and higher tier of sideline tickets and include some of the best seats located at the stadium.
Choose your own viewing experience at our CHAMPIONS TICKETS!
The Wanda Metropolitano Stadiums capacity holds 67,703 spectators, with that 96% of the seats are covered by the roof. The designers and club has decided to prioritize the spaciousness, comfort and safety of the fans instead of having larger capacity.
The construction is made of two steel rings one outside and one on the inside, all linked by the steel cables. The project used not less than 6000 tons of steel, 14km of steel cable and 83000 square meters of fibre-glass membranes. These spectacular numbers give you a good idea of the remarkable nature of this stadium and endow its spanish personality.
You can pay either with credit card or with cash. All major merchants are accepted.
Champions League Final is a non smoking event, therefore smoking of tobacco and e-cigarettes will not be allowed at the stadium at any point in time as a part of ‘Respect your Health’ campaign.
There are 4000 parking spaces available for the fans at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium (1000 inside and 3000 outside the main building). To park in any of those you must have a parking pass. Guest can receive one when purchasing Hospitality or Sky Lounge Packages, they can also have guaranteed drop off and pick up to and from the stadium when purchasing our CHAMPIONS MATCH DAY EXPERIENCE, where parking and transportation are taken care of. Check back with us soon for more updates regarding packing locations!