Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium

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Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium
울산문수축구경기장
Big Crown
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Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium
LocationSan 5-1, Ok-dong, Nam-gu, Ulsan, South Korea
Coordinates 35°32′07″N129°15′34″E / 35.53528°N 129.25944°E / 35.53528; 129.25944 Coordinates: 35°32′07″N129°15′34″E / 35.53528°N 129.25944°E / 35.53528; 129.25944
OperatorUlsan City
Capacity 44,102
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke groundDecember 1998
Opened28 April 2001;20 years ago (2001-04-28)
Construction cost 151.4 billion
Tenants
Ulsan Hyundai (2001–present)

The Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium, nicknamed Big Crown Stadium, is a football stadium in Ulsan in South Korea. It is home to the Ulsan Hyundai FC.

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The stadium was built from 18 December 1998 to 28 April 2001 and its total cost was 151.4 billion won (US$116.5 million).

Located in a major industrial city, the Ulsan Munsu football Stadium contains both mechanical and environment-friendly imagery. The overall shape of the stadium is in the shape of skull crown that symbolizes Silla and Bangudae Petroglyphs. The stadium has three floors and 2 basement floors and a seating capacity of 44,102. There is also an auxiliary stadium with 2,590 seats. Next to the stadium is Munsu Park with a lake, a fountain and bicycle courses, lakeside square. It replaced Ulsan Complex Stadium. The venue hosted several 2002 FIFA World Cup matches.

International matches

2002 FIFA World Cup

DateTeam 1ResultTeam 2Round
1 June 2002Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 1–2Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Group A
3 June 2002Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 2–1Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey Group C
21 June 2002Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1–0Flag of the United States.svg  United States Quarter-finals

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    Preceded by
    Jeonju World Cup Stadium
    AFC Champions League
    Final Venue

    2012
    Succeeded by
    Vacant
    ( Two-legged finals )