La Bombonera

The La Bombonera is an association football stadium, locating in La Boca, Buenos Aires and with a capacity of 49,000. La Bombonera means “The chocolate box” in English. The chocolate box is known for its unique shape – one flat stand and three steep stands. It is the property of a top football club Boca Juniors in Argentina. This novel design produced a superb acoustic effects, which are far better than other football stadiums.

Although there is a small football pitch in the minimum size under FIFA’s related standards. Both interior and exterior of the grand football stadium are adorned by murals, which include various famous and legendary footballers and some pictures reflecting local culture. Many matches of national team has been hold at the football stadium, including preliminaries of the FIFA World Cup. The football team has participated in many competitions from the 1920s to the mid-1970s. After football stadium’s renovation, Argentina Football Association (AFA) has hold numerous competitions at the football stadium.

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