The Azadi Stadium (Persian: ورزشگاه آزادی‎ varzeshgāh-e āzādi), formerly known as Aryamehr Stadium (Persian: ورزشگاه آریامهر‎ varzeshgāh-e āryāmehr), is an all-seater football stadium in Tehran, Iran. The stadium was designed by SOM, an American architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm. It was inaugurated on 18 October 1971 under the Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran; it is currently self-owned by Esteghlal and Persepolis. It is also the home stadium of the Iran national football team. It has a capacity of 76,807 spectators, as the result of conversion to all-seater stadium. The stadium is part of the much larger Azadi Sport Complex, and is surrounded by a rowing river, football training pitches, a weightlifting complex, swimming facilities and indoor volleyball and f

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  • The Azadi Stadium (Persian: ورزشگاه آزادی‎ varzeshgāh-e āzādi), formerly known as Aryamehr Stadium (Persian: ورزشگاه آریامهر‎ varzeshgāh-e āryāmehr), is an all-seater football stadium in Tehran, Iran. The stadium was designed by SOM, an American architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm. It was inaugurated on 18 October 1971 under the Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran; it is currently self-owned by Esteghlal and Persepolis. It is also the home stadium of the Iran national football team. It has a capacity of 76,807 spectators, as the result of conversion to all-seater stadium. The stadium is part of the much larger Azadi Sport Complex, and is surrounded by a rowing river, football training pitches, a weightlifting complex, swimming facilities and indoor volleyball and futsal courts, among many other amenities. Aryamehr (meaning "Light of the Aryans") was the title of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, it was renamed after the Iranian Revolution to Azadi (meaning "freedom" in Persian), is the 28th largest association football stadium in the world. It was built to host the 1974 Asian Games and has hosted the 1976 AFC Asian Cup. The stadium also hosted Asian Club Competitions Finals: AFC Champions League final on three occasions: in 1999 , 2002 and 2018 and Asian Cup Winners Cup final on two occasions: in 1991 and 1993. Azadi Stadium also hosted WAFF Championship Tournament in 2004 and 2008. Because of the loud sound of a vuvuzels, similar to the sound of bees, the stadium is sometimes called a "Bee swarm". (en)
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