The Seoul World Cup Stadium ~ also known as Sangam Stadium, is located in Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It was built for the 2002 FIFA World Cup and opened in 2001. It is currently the largest soccer stadium in Asia. It was designed to represent the image of a traditional Korean kite. The stadium has a capacity of 66,806 seats, including 816 seats for VIP, 754 seats for press and 75 private Sky Box rooms, each with a capacity for 12 to 29 persons. Since the World Cup it has been managed by the Seoul Metropolitan Facilities Management Corporation (SMFMC).