Estadio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo (Morumbi)
|35 000 (Covered seats)|
|Clubs||FC São Paulo|
|Cost||Cr$ 79 million|
|Record attendance||146 032 (Corinthians - Ponte Preta)|
|Design||João Batista Vilanova Artigas|
|Address||Praça Roberto Gomes Pedrosa, 1 - Morumbi, São Paulo|
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