Soccer

Soccer is in Uruguay’s DNA, and a visit to Montevideo requires visiting the emblems of this sport at both the country’s team level and the most important club teams in the country, Nacional and Peñarol.
Estadio Centenario and the Soccer Museum

Estadio Centenario and the Soccer Museum


Estadio Campeón del Sig

Estadio Campeón del Sig


Estadio Gran Parque Central

Estadio Gran Parque Central

The other great Uruguayan soccer team is the mythical Club Nacional de Football. Its stadium is located in the middle of Montevideo and apart from being the stage where the club plays it has the particularity of having been the host of the first game of the first World Cup (1930). That is why, it is considered by FIFA as the first World Cup stadium. Exactly in front of the stadium is the headquarters of Nacional, a place where the trophies that it has won throughout its history are on display. Location: estadio Gran Parque Central: Carlos Anaya 2900. Headquarters: Avenida 8 de Octubre 2847. Telephone: 2487 3636.