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The Shahid Shiroudi Stadium ( ) is a multi-purpose stadium in Tehranmarker, Iranmarker. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium is able to seat 30,000 people and was opened in 1942. It was called Amjadieh Stadium ( ) until the Iranian Revolution. It was also home to Esteghlal F.C. and Persepolis F.C. before Azadi Stadiummarker was constructed.

The stadium was host to the AFC Youth Championship 2000.

History

Naming

The stadium was named after Shahid Ali Akbar Shiroudi, an immensely patriotic jet fighter pilot who died in the Iran–Iraq War.


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