Premier League: Wembley celebrates 100 years: “a unique place in football history”

Wembley celebrates 100 years. as a symbol, rather than as a stadium as we know it since it was reconfigured and reopened to the public in 2007. However, The first FA Cup Final was on April 28th… 1923! It is one of the “veteran” stadiums in world football, and one of the most respected people, too. Finals of all kinds have been held on the lawn: the Olympic Games, the World Cup, the European Cup and the Champions League.

the stadium It was built in just 300 days and cost £750,000 at the time. Its first use was the British Empire Exhibition, which was carried out with the aim of showing the colonial power of Great Britain in the aftermath of the First World War.

Entities like FIFA wanted to pay tribute to this centenary: Wembley has a unique place in the history of football. Since its first opening in 1923, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on the occasion of its centenary, it has hosted countless world sporting events and witnessed so many special and memorable moments that it is impossible to list them all.

In addition to being The backstory of the dramatic 1966 finaleWembley, one of the most controversial matches in World Cup history that capped the host, England, hosted eight more matches in the tournament.

Wembley Dubbed the ‘Cathedral of Football’ by such a legend as Bale… He was also present at the 1948 and 2012 Olympic Games.

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