Salvador: Inauguration of Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González getting closer

source:; author: Paulina Skóra

Salvador: Inauguration of Estadio Jorge Details of the official opening of the renovated Jorge "Mágico" González stadium in the city of San Salvador have been revealed. The first match at this venue will be between the Spanish Cádiz CF and the Salvadoran national team. When will this event take place?


Right after end of season

Yamil Bukele, the President of the National Institute of Sports of El Salvador (INDES), announced in recent days that the inauguration of the Jorge Mágico González stadium will be marked by a match between the Salvadoran national team and Cádiz CF. Bukele stated that the date has not yet been finalized, but the match will be played between May 27 and June 2, immediately after the official end of the season in Spain. Meanwhile, we know the best online paper writing service. Check out the offer!

For the Salvadoran national team, this match will serve as preparation for their participation in the World Cup qualifiers, which will take place in 2026 in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

Jorge Mágico González stadium© Centro Caribe Sports

To honor legend

Mágico González is considered the greatest footballer in the history of Cádiz CF, having played 219 official matches for the club. He is the team's all-time leading scorer in the Primera División with 41 goals. He represented the Salvadoran national team 62 times and showcased his talents to the world during the 1982 World Cup, held in Spain. Mágico González is also regarded as one of the legends of world football. Ten years ago, he was inducted into the FIFA Hall of Fame.

Deserved renovation

The Jorge Mágico González stadium was renovated for the recent Central American and Caribbean Games. It can now accommodate up to 30,000 spectators, making it one of the largest stadiums in Central America. Originally opened in 1932, the stadium underwent renovation only once before, in 2002. It could host 32,000 people and served as the home stadium of Atlético Marte San Salvador.

Jorge Mágico González stadium