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Neighbors of Santa Úrsula opposed the megaproject of the Azteca Stadium

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Neighbors oppose the remodeling of the Azteca Stadium (Photo: ESPN)

In recent days, the web portal Set Aztec stadium, made public the project to remodel the Colossus of Santa Úrsula for the 2026 World Cup, which will house the United States, Canada and Mexico. The restructuring consisted of remodeling the property in order to create a hotel, a shopping plaza and various significant changes to the main avenues surrounding the stadium.

Thus, those who opposed it were the residents of the area. It was observed that the walls near the building were painted with messages of protest and throw back the wishes of the renovation of the Nest “No to the megaproject of the Azteca Stadium”Read on a nearby street.

Construction could not begin due to a series of protocols that the company has to follow in order to make the innovation a reality. Among the steps, there is a citizen survey of the residents of the place to confirm their agreement with the design. Also, citizens are shared with the possible changes that could exist regarding the water shortage, creation of green areas and environmental damage.

Azteca Stadium has a capacity for 87 thousand spectators (Photo: Henry Romero / REUTERS)
Azteca Stadium has a capacity for 87 thousand spectators (Photo: Henry Romero / REUTERS)

The Government of Mexico City and the Coyoacán Mayor’s Office they clarified that for the moment approval has not been received or granted or benefit so that the company in charge of making the change has bases to begin construction.

In this way, the survey of the inhabitants of the place will be of vital importance if the complex is to be made official. The initiative is private and You will have to meet that requirement in order to initiate actions.

According to information from ESPN, the residents have totally opposed the building. Similarly, the main request is the creation of avenues, streets and mobility systems that help avoid car crowds.

The Azteca Stadium hosts the Mexican national team, Cruz Azul and América when they play at home (Photo: Twitter / @ LigaBBVAMX)
The Azteca Stadium hosts the Mexican national team, Cruz Azul and América when they play at home (Photo: Twitter / @ LigaBBVAMX)

The Aztec stadium is located at south of Mexico City and borders the colony Saint Ursula. On the other side it crosses one of the most important main avenues of the Mexican capital, the Peripheral ring. Therefore, when the different teams play in the property, traffic is generated in the area that affects free traffic.

Both the The Mexican Futbol selection, the Blue Cross Machinehe and the Eagles of America they have the availability to play on the World Cup pitch.

The creation of the Nest It was carried out in the middle of the 60’s. Has suffered seven renovations in its history. The first was in 1985 and last in 2020, where they reduced the capacity for the capacity of the fans.

The Azteca Stadium has boxes and a restaurant inside the building (Photo: José Méndez / EFE)
The Azteca Stadium has boxes and a restaurant inside the building (Photo: José Méndez / EFE)

The Azteca is the only structure that has received two world cup finals. The first was in 1970 and the most recent in 1986. On the first occasion, Edson Arantes do Nascimento Skin, the gold medal was hung when Brazil was crowned champion. While the second time was with Diego Armando Maradona: in the World Cup 86´, the Fluff he scored a goal with his hand against England and another where he took six rivals.

For those years, the Azteca’s capacity was 100 thousand people, but with the passage of time they reduced the amount to be at the forefront of what a first world stadium demands. In this way, restaurants and boxes have been created within the enclosure.

The Colossus of Santa Úrsula He has seen: World Cups for senior teams, World Cups with age limits; 1999 Confederations Cup, Copa Libertadores, home to the matches of the NFL in Mexico and concerts by international musical groups.

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