The Centenario Stadium, also known as the Estadio Centenario, is primarily used as a football stadium. It is located in Montevideo, Uruguay. The stadium was built in between 1929-1930 to host the 1930 FIFA World Cup.Though all World Cup matches were intended to be conducted here, heavy rains delayed the construction. Hence a few matches were played in other stadiums. It is listed by the FIFA as one of the football world's classic stadiums. It has a capacity of 60,235 and is owned by the Departmental Government of Montevideo.