The return of the Bernabeu

Real Madrid have not performed at their iconic Estadio Santiago Bernabeu since March 1, 2020 towards Barcelona.

Los Blancos ran out 2-0 winners, with the final purpose at their stadium and in entrance of their followers coming from Mariano Diaz, however a yr and a half later, they’re lastly set to return residence.

Carlo Ancelotti‘s aspect will tackle Celta Vigo in LaLiga Santander this Sunday whereas renovation works are nonetheless ongoing at their stadium. When accomplished, the work will see the stadium change into the most effective within the trendy sport.

The final week has seen frenetic work being executed to have the stadium prepared in time and constructing work has stopped to permit the sport to happen towards Celta safely, with 25,000 fortunate supporters set to attend.

A large mission

There are some facets of the brand new stadium that followers nonetheless will not be capable to see, such because the retractable roof and pitch. Nevertheless, essentially the most advanced phases have been accomplished to make sure the protection of all these inside, such because the dismantling of the previous roof and the demolition of towers B and C which have been changed.

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It has been an enormous mission as beams and trusses weighing over 2,000 tonnes have been lifted and put into place. The metal which is able to help the construction weighs the identical because the Eiffel Tower, with the seen supplies added to the outside of the stadium weighing 33,170 tonnes – the equal of 120 Airbus 380s.

Entry to the stadium

Authorities and the 2 groups will be capable to entry the stadium by means of gates 57 and 59, whereas the workforce buses will use gates 63 and 55. Supporters will likely be allowed entry by means of gates that the membership has chosen, and though there will likely be works close by, security has been assured.

A brand new pitch has been laid

The cherry on the cake is the brand new Bernabeu turf, which has been equipped by Tapiz Verde, who additionally present grass for different prime golf equipment across the continent.

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The pitch, which was laid by French firm Grass Pure, will not be the one used when the stadium is absolutely reopened, most likely firstly of subsequent season.

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