Estádio Olímpico Monumental, also known as Estádio Olímpico, is a football stadium inaugurated on September 19, 1954 in Porto Alegre, Rio
Grande do Sul, Brazil, with a maximum capacity of 51,081 people. The stadium is owned by Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense.
The stadium was inaugurated on September 19, 1954, with a maximum capacity of 38,000 people. In 1980, the stadium was reformed, and its
capacity increased to 85,000 people. In 1990, the superior ring bleachers were numbered, and the Olímpico Monumental capacity decreased to
On October 23, 1968, Pelé was homaged in his birthday, with the stadium lights being switched off, and the spectators singing Parabéns a Você
On July 23, 1983, Grêmio won Copa Libertadores at Estádio Olímpico Monumental, after defeating Peñarol from Uruguay in a difficult match.
The inaugural match was played on September 19, 1954, when Grêmio beat Nacional of Uruguay 2-0. The first goal of the stadium was scored
by Grêmio's player Vitor.
The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 85,721, set on April 26, 1981 when Ponte Preta beat Grêmio 1-0.