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The Estádio D. Afonso Henriques (English: D. Afonso Henriques Stadium) is a football stadium in the city of Guimarães, Portugal.The stadium is home of Guimarães's most successful team, Vitória de Guimarães, presently competing in the top-flight Portuguese Liga. The stadium was built in 1965 and was renovated and expanded in 2003 for the UEFA Euro 2004 tournament by architect Eduardo Guimarães. Estádio D. Afonso Henriques has a capacity of 30,000 and it is named after the first King of Portugal — and also a Guimarães native — Dom Afonso Henriques. It was formerly known as Estádio Municipal de Guimarães, and before that as the Estádio D. Afonso Henriques.During Euro 2004, the stadium hosted two of the tournament's matches.Games heldThe Estádio D. Afonso Henriques hosted two games at UEFA Euro 2004. The opening fixture of Group C was between Denmark and Italy, in which the match ended 0–0. The last fixture of Group C was also played at the stadium, this time between Bulgaria and Italy, in which it ended 2–1 to Italy with goals from Martin Petrov for Bulgaria and goals from Simone Perrotta and Antonio Cassano for Italy. Although Cassano's late 94th-minute strike won the game for Italy 2–1, in the other game between Denmark and Sweden, it ended 2–2 with a late 89th-minute strike from Mattias Jonson. Jonson's goal resulted in Italy's exit out of the tournament on goals scored in third place, behind Sweden in second place and Denmark in first place.Arrange your visit to Estatua de D. Afonso Henriques and discover more family-friendly attractions in Guimaraes using our Guimaraes day trip app .
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Símbolo de Portugal, não seria uma boa viagem a Guimarães sem tirar um bela fotografia da estátua de D. Afonso Henriques. more »Symbol of Portugal, it would not be a good trip to Guimarães without taking a beautiful photograph of the statue of D. Afonso Henriques.
La statua in bronzo con un grosso basamento in memoria del primo re del Portogallo di fronte al palazzo dei duchi di Braganza. more »The bronze statue with a large plinth in memory of the first king of Portugal in front of the palace of the Dukes of Braganza.
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