The Estádio da Luz ˈʃtaðju ðɐ ˈluʃ]), officially named Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, is a multi-purpose stadium located in Lisbon, Portugal. It is used mostly for association football matches, hosting the home games of Portuguese club S.L. Benfica.
Opened on 25 October 2003 with an exhibition match between Benfica and Uruguayan club Nacional, it replaced the original Estádio da Luz which had 120,000 seats. The seating capacity was decreased to 65,647, and is currently set at 64,642. It was designed by HOK Sport Venue Event and had a construction cost of €118.7 million.
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