Until 1982, the stadium was simply called Estadio Ciudad de Mendoza. Then it was the middle of the Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas) between Argentina and the United Kingdom for patriotic reasons, its present name.
In 2001, the stadium was one of the venues for the FIFA World Youth Championship, held in Argentina.
Found since the first ascent of the football club CD Godoy Cruz in the Primera División in 2006 in the stadium first game of the highest Argentine League.
The Malvinas Argentinas stadium is also one of the eight venues for the Copa América 2011th