The Camp Nou was designed by Frances Mitjans Miró, Josep Soteras Mauri and Lorenzo García Barbón, and it was built between 1954 and 1957.
The current capacity is 98,787, although it has changed over the years. It went from 93,053 when it was inaugurated in 1957 to 120,000 in 1982 on occasion of the 1982 World Cup. In the late 90s, and to comply with UEFA regulations, the capacity was reduced to the current 98,787.
In 1999, it was awarded the 5-star status by UEFA and that same year it hosted the Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Manchester United where the English team scored 2 goals in injury time to win 2-1 and get the trophy.
On November 17th 1982, Pope John Paul II celebrated a mass that congregated over 120,000 people.
Over the years the Camp Nou it has held a number of concerts with some of the most important groups such as Michael Jackson, U2, Bruce Springsteen and Julio Iglesias.
The Camp Nou in figures:
Architects: Francesc Mitjans Miró
Josep Soteras Mauri
Lorenzo García Barbón
Dimensions: 105m x 68m
Address: Avenida Arístides Maillol s/n
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