Seville wants La Cartuja to be the Wembley of Spain

first_imgThe Junta de Andalucía wants to relaunch La Cartuja, a stadium that was built in 1999 with the chimera shared by Betis and Seville and had a cost of 120 million euros. In addition to the undeniable impulse that will give the Cup, the dream of Andalusian politicians is to turn it into the national team’s stadium, at least for the more packed parties that Spain plays that, after the next European Championship, will start the qualification for the World Cup. 2022, in Qatar. In order for La Cartuja to be the fixed headquarters of La Roja, in addition to solving all current problems, especially that of its roof, it would be an indispensable condition that the athletic tracks surrounding the lawn disappear. But the most important thing will be to prove its usefulness in the next four editions of the Copa del Rey. The agreement between the city of Seville and the Federation (RFEF) goes beyond the next four finals of the Copa del Rey. The Junta de Andalucía has the aspiration to convert the La Cartuja stadium into the Wembley of Spain, in the fixed headquarters of the National Team once the ambitious renovation of the Colosseum is completed. This was made known by the Andalusian president, Juanma Moreno, to the RFEF, Luis Rubiales, during the negotiations held to choose Seville, the host city of the Copa del Rey.The RFEF, for the moment, wants to verify that the investments in the coliseum solve the problems of La Cartuja, which has not hosted any show for almost two years. The damage to the stadium’s roof caused it to be closed and it still does not have the technical reports to approve its reopening. But nobody doubts that by April 18, date of the Cup final, the problems will be solved. The works have already begun.last_img

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