Estádio Ilha do Retiro Brazil, Recife

Estádio Ilha do Retiro

Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho, commonly known as Estádio Ilha do Retiro or simply Ilha do Retiro, is a football stadium situated in Recife, State of Pernambuco, in Northeastern Brazil, and owned by Sport Recife.

The stadium's official name is Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho, and it was inaugurated on July 4, 1937. The stadium's common name, Ilha do Retiro, is the name of the neighborhood where it is located. The stadium's official name, Adelmar da Costa Carvalho, is in honor of the Sport Recife president who presided over the first major renovation of the stadium. Blocks of high-rise flats border the ground giving the residents and visitors excellent views of the games in the stadium from their windows and balconies.

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