In its first stages, the Stadio Olimpico was called the Stadio dei Cipressi. It was designed and constructed within the larger project of the Foro Mussolini (Mussolini Forum) which was renamed Foro Italico after the war.
Construction work began in 1927 directed by the engineer Angelo Frisa and the architect Enrico Del Debbio. The construction was completed in 1932.
A 17 meters high marble obelisk, inscribed with the words Mussolini Dux stands at the beginning of a broad avenue (with black and white mosaics) leading down to the Stadio dei Marmi, a running track surrounded by 60 nude, marble statutes.
The Olympic Stadium is intended primarily for football. It is the home stadium of Serie A for the local clubs Lazio and Roma and also hosts the Coppa Italia final. It was rebuilt for the 1990 FIFA World Cup and it hosted the tournament final. In addition in 2007, a vast plan of restyling the internal design of the stadium was laid out, to conform to UEFA standards for the 2009 UEFA Champions League Final which was held in Rome.
Today the capacity is around 73000 spectators.
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