San Siro of ‘no cultural interest’, moves closer to demolition

The two Milan clubs who share the San Siro want to build a new ground adjacent to the current stadium, which will make way for an area 'dedicated to sports, entertainment, and shopping'. – EPA pic, May 22, 2020.

MILAN’S San Siro stadium is closer to being demolished after Italy’s heritage authority found that the iconic stadium cannot be protected for cultural or historic reasons.

“The property named ‘Giuseppe Meazza Stadium (San Siro) has no cultural interest and as such is excluded from the protection provisions,” the Lombardy region of Italy’s cultural heritage ministry wrote in a report, according to the AGI news agency.

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