- Estádio Moisés Lucarelli
The Estádio Moisés Lucarelli, also known as Estádio Majestoso, or just Majestoso, is a football stadium inaugurated on
September 12, 1948in Campinas, São Paulo, with a maximum capacity of 19,722 people. The stadium is owned by Associação Atlética Ponte Preta. The stadium has a pitch size of 107m x 70m and its area stands at 36,000 m². Its formal name honors Moisés Lucarelli, the co-ordinator of the stadium construction works commission. Its nickname, "Estádio Majestoso", means "Majestic Stadium", because it was the third largest stadium in Brazil at the time of its inauguration.
The stadium was inaugurated on
September 12, 1948. The stadium was built with the help of hundreds of Ponte Preta supporters.
The inaugural match was played on
September 12, 1948, when XV de Piracicaba beat Ponte Preta 3-0. The first goal of the stadium was scored by XV de Piracicaba's Sato.
The stadium's attendance official record currently stands at 34,985, set on
February 1, 1978when São Paulo beat Ponte Preta 3-1. The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 33,500, set on August 17, 1970when Santos beat Ponte Preta 1-0.
The stadium biggest score was set on
April 16, 1994, when Ponte Preta beat Ferroviária 8-1.
*"Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro", Volume 2 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.
* [http://mavalem.sites.uol.com.br/sp/Campinas1.htm Templos do Futebol]
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