PHOTOS: Real Madrid agree deal for $442 million remodel of Bernabeu
Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu is an iconic cathedral of world soccer.
Soon, it will look a lot different.
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On Tuesday the president of the reigning European champs, Florentino Perez, revealed that Real and the City of Madrid had agreed to a $442 million deal which will see the Bernabeu remodeled.
Perez had the following to say about the landmark project getting approval.
Take a look below at the stunning images (courtesy of RealMadrid.com) as the famous home of the Spanish giants (opened in 1947) will have a new retractable roof as well as many other improvements to its infrastructure.
The work is due to start next year and will be completed by 2020 although the capacity of around 80,000 will not be expanded.
With Barcelona set to begin massive renovations of their Nou Camp home -- they will add a roof to cover all seating areas and increase the capacity from 99,354 to 105,000 -- it looks like Real doesn’t want to be left behind...