Morumbi Stadium has been named as Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo after São Paulo Futebol Clube's ex-chairman Cícero Pompeu de Toledo.
Located in Morumbi district in São Paulo, Brazil, Morumbi Stadium is a football stadium, commonly referred as 'Morumbi' or 'Estádio do Morumbi'. The construction work of the stadium began on 15th August 1952, and it finally opened to the spectators on 2nd October 1960. The structure was designed by a Brazilian modernist architect João Batista Vilanova Artigas. professional football club São Paulo FC owned and managed the stadium. Earlier, they used to play their home matches at the Chácara da Floresta stadium. It underwent various renovations in between 1994-2016, developing it into a preferable stage to conduct football matches.
The inaugural match at the stadium was played between São Paulo and Sporting Clube de Portugal on 2nd October 1960. The São Paulo team beat the Sporting Clube de Portugal by 1-0.
After the construction, the re-inaugural match at the stadium was played in the year 1970 between São Paulo and Porto that resulted in a draw.
The stadium recorded the highest number of spectators in 1977, during a match between Ponte Preta and Corinthians where the latter won the match by 2-1.
The British rock band "Queen" gave a mesmerizing performance here as a part of their "The Game Tour" on 20th March 1981.
American singer Bob Dylan performed at the stadium as a part of his "Never Ending Tour 1990" on 18th January.