Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup Venues
Verdao (Estadio Governador Jose Fragelli)
Current Capacity: 47, 000
Record Attendance: 44, 021
The Verdao Stadium was built in 1976 and is owned by the Government of the State of Mato Grosso. It is a multi-purpose stadium but is mostly used for hosting football matches. It was named after Jose Fragelli, who was governor of the state when the Stadium was built. The first match was played between home side Mixto and Dom Bosco. The home team were inspired by their new surroundings and won the match two goals to nil. It was in this first match that the current record Attendance was set.