Max 20 people
Would you like to discover one of the cradles of Argentinean football? Join lifelong Newell’s fan, Juan, on this tour through Rosario.
Located right at the heart of the city of Rosario and in the green surroundings of Independencia Park, you can find Newell’s Old Boys stadium also known as “El Coloso del Parque”. This name is still in use nowadays , even though fans voted to change the name to Marcelo A. Bielsa in his honor in 2009 .
Starting as a school in the early 1900´s, Newell’s Old Boys is also famous for its youth divisions, being one of the clubs with the most national titles in AFA’s youth tournaments.
Many famous footballers from the club’s academy have represented Argentina at World Cups : Gabriel Batistuta, Walter Samuel, Américo Gallego, Jorge Valdano, Gabriel Heinze, Roberto Sensini, Mauricio Pochettino, and Maxi Rodríguez, among others. Lionel Messi also played in the club’s youths.
I will take you through the surroundings of “El Coloso “, I will tell you about what NOB means to Rosario and show you the different football murals reflecting the Club’s history including the most iconic one: Diego Maradona’s memorial. We enjoyed Maradona as a player from our side.
Together with Newells Culture staff, we will visit the main areas of the Stadium: press room , dressing facilities, Shop and get access to the pitch.
Verified Homefans Host 14 Reviews I´m Juan. I was born in Rosario , the cradle of many Argentinian football talents, but now I live in Buenos Aires . "Banderazos" (fan supporting days), picados (kickabout ), asados ( barbecues) , pre-match drinks along with chants are part of the amazing Argentinian football atmosphere. Let’s take a journey together!