Madrid's Barclaycard Center Renamed WiZink Center


MADRID, Spain (CelebritAccess) — The Barclaycard Center, formerly the Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid will have a new moniker, the WiZink Center, after Barclaycard's credit card business in Spain and Portugal was acquired by WiZink Bank.

The 17,500 capacity venue is maanged by Boosts Events and Facilities SA since January 2014, and currently serves as a home to basketball teams Real Madrid and CB Estudiantes.

Originally opened in 1960, the the arena was gutted by a fire in 2001 and completely rebuilt before re-opening in 2005.

In 2015, the arena hosted more than hosted more than 131 concerts and events. – Staff Writers