Camp Nou

Camp Nou

Home to FC Barcelona, Camp Nou is located in the Catalonia region of Spain. With a current seating capacity of 99,354, it is the largest stadium in Spain, and second largest football stadium in the world. Being so large and prestigious, it has hosted many international events including several UEFA Champions League finals, World Cup 1982 and the football matches of the 1992 Summer Olympics. It is often referrd to by English speakers as the 'Nou Camp'.

The Nou Camp hosted five matches in the World Cup 1982 finals. One was a first round match. Three were second round clashes involving Poland, Belgium and the Soviet Union, and the other was the semi-final between Poland and Italy.


Location: Barcelona

Capacity: 97,679

Construction: 1954 - 1957, Renovated in 1982, 1995 and 2008

Matches: Argentina 0 : 1 Belgium (June 13), Poland 3 : 0 Belgium (June 28), Belgium 0 : 1 Soviet Union (July 1), Poland 0 : 0 Soviet Union (July 4), and semi-final Poland 0 : 2 Italy (July 8).


World Cup 1982 Venues : Santiago Bernabeu, Vicente Calderon, Camp Nou, Sarria, Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Benito Villamarin, San Mames, Jose Zorrilla, La Rosaleda, Luis Casanova, La Romareda, Martinez Valero, Carlos Tartiere, El Molinon, Jose Rico Perez, Balaidos and Riazor.