Revamped El Monumental capacity expansion


River Plate to increase capacity Image: River Plate

The remodeling of the Argentine professional sports club River Plate residence – the Mâs Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina – is on for a long time.

‘’ stated that it all started in 2020 with the renovation of the pitch and the subsequent creation of the new stands that, initially, were supposed to accommodate circa 81,000 fans. Now the revamped stadium capacity has been expanded: There will be 84,000 people who will be able to enter what will be the largest stadium in South America.

Club Atlético River Plate, commonly known as River Plate, is an Argentine professional sports club based in the Núñez neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Founded in 1901, the club is named after the English name for the City’s estuary, Río de la Plata. Although many sports are practiced at the club, River Plate is best known for its professional football team, which has won Argentina’s Primera División championship a record 37 times, its latest title in 2021. Domestic achievements also include 14 national cups, with the 2021 Trofeo de Campeones as the most recent, making River Plate the country’s most successful team in domestic competitions with a total of 49 top-division titles.

The 72,054-capacity Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti, also referred to as Estadio Mâs Monumental for sponsorship reasons, and popularly known as the River Plate Stadium, Monumental de Núñez, or simply El Monumental, is a stadium in Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina, home of the football club River Plate.

River Plate is going ahead with carrying out a total redevelopment of its home ground while maintaining the pristine sheen of the iconic stadium. The facility will wear an avant-garde look to measure up to the standards of the spiffy stadia coming up all over the globe.

‘’ further stated that more seats being installed in few grandstands explain a rise in capacity from 81,000 to 84,000.

The ticket prices for seats in the revamped lower grandstand – the Centenario – have been fixed. The rejiged Centenario boasts new stalls and box seats. They can be purchased in packs of ten and five places or individually. The price to book these seats will depend on the pack that each Member chooses and the number of years that he or she decides to keep the seats. The pack of 10 seats ranges from $2,000,000 to $4,300,000. The five has a value between $1,050,000 and $2,275,000, while the individual seats start at $250,000.

The club announced the ticket prices for the redecorated Centenario and how to secure places in the upper and lower sectors in that part of the facility.

Stands’ Ticket Prices

Members who wish to book berths in the Centenario Alta can renew their membership which will carry the same price as the lower stands. Those fans who have attended 11 of the 13 games that River played at home will continue to enjoy topmost priority, thus adding an exception of one more game, compared to the previous year.

On the other hand, members who have had 70 percent attendance in the San Martín Media and Baja, Belgrano Media and Baja, and Sívori Alta stands can also renew their membership on a priority basis.

In the Sívori Tribune, members will have to wait for a second round of membership renewal.

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