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While you are in Mexico do not miss out on the local sport lucha libre, which means free wrestling or fighting in Spanish. If you are lucky enough you will get to enjoy this fight at the cities most prominent wrestling venue called Arena México. The attires of the wrestlers donning funky masks and sporting cool tattoos, catcalls, and enthusiastic crowds weave a perfect atmosphere for a loud fighting match. It is more like a show than a sport and the spectators thoroughly enjoy the dramatic moves and hold. Strictly recommended for the brave-hearts who can well handle violence and anger.
With a capacity to hold 26,000 screaming fans, the Estadio Foro Sol stands tall and proud in Mexico City. It is home to the AAA Mexico City Red Devils, and you can catch several baseball games here. A recently built arena with state-of-the-art facilities and a striped synthetic turf field add to the overall experience. Music concerts and other performances are hosted by Foro Sol too. Book your seats before they are all sold out!
Estadio Azul is one stadium which has witnessed phenomenal matches and sports events. From football matches to other rocking events; this arena has played host to the best. With a seating capacity of 35,000 in the audience, this modern stadium is apt for all types of field games, especially football. Also home to the local teams like the Cruz Azul football club, this stadium is owned by Mexico City.
The Américas Center for Cultural and Family Entertainment racetrack is the place for gamblers to enjoy live horse racing and other sports events, or try their hand at the local version of bingo, called Yak! The Hipódromo de las Américas can hold up to 10,000 spectators. Apart from a theme restaurant on the premises, there are also fast food offerings and a variety of racing-related shops. Racing season is from April to September.
Estadio General Joaquín Amaro serves as the home turf of Centinelas del Cuerpo de Guardias Presidenciales. The sprawling stadium serves as one the key sports venues of Mexico city and plays venue to most of the American football fixtures. The stadium accommodates 6500 spectators at a time, thus welcoming football enthusiasts from different corners of the city.
This is the most important stadium in the country. Its construction was no easy task as the area where it was built was covered with lava rock after the eruption of the Title volcano. However, after a great effort, the stadium was opened in the 1970s. Since then, it has hosted many events such as the 1970 and 1986 World Cups, rock concerts and even religious events such as the visits of the Pope.