Estádio Governador Alberto Tavares Silva, also known as Albertão is a
multi-use stadium in Teresina, Brazil. It is currently used mostly for football
matches and it is the home stadium of River Atlético Clube and Esporte
Clube Flamengo. The stadium holds 60,000. The stadium is owned by the
government of Piauí state and is named after Alberto Tavares Silva, who
was Piauí governor between 1971 and 1975.
It was built in 1973, and inaugurated on August 26 of that year. Eight
people died during the stadium's inauguration, after a tumult.
The inaugural match was played on August 26, 1973, when Tiradentes
and Fluminense drew 0-0.
The first goal of the stadium was scored on August 29, 1973, by Cruzeiro's
Dirceu Lopes, when Tiradentes and Cruzeiro drew 1-1.
The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 60,271, set on March
13, 1983, when Flamengo beat Tiradentes 3-1.
Nome Oficial: Estádio Governador Alberto Tavares Silva
Endereço: Avenida Industrial Gil Martins s/nº - Teresina (PI)
Primeiro Jogo: Tiradentes-PI 0 x 0 Fluminense-RJ
Primeiro Gol: Dirceu Lopes (Tiradentes 1 x 1 Cruzeiro-MG - 29/08/1973)
Recorde de Público: 60.271 (Tiradentes 1 x 3 Flamengo-RJ - 13/03/1983)
Dimensões do Gramado: 110m x 75m
Proprietário: Governo do Estado do Piauí