Estadio Jose Zorrilla

Estadio Jose Zorrilla

Named after poet Jose Zorrilla y Moral, the Estadio Jose Zorrilla opened in 1982. It is home to local team Real Valladolid and is mainly used for football. However, it has also been used for rugby matches and concerts, hosting the Copa del Rey de Rugby and Michael Jackson respectively. To date, one of its most significant contributions has been as a host stadium for World Cup 1982.

Estadio Jose Zorrilla hosted three matches in FIFA World Cup 1982. These matches were the Group 4 ties, involving France, Czechoslovakia and Kuwait.


Location: Valladolid

Capacity: 29,990

Construction: 1982

Matches: Czechoslovakia 1 : 1 Kuwait (June 17), France 4 : 1 Kuwait (June 21), France 1 : 1 Czechoslovakia (June 24).


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.