Top Seven Largest Football Stadiums in the World
In this article we look some of the world’s largest football stadiums, some perhaps better known than others, and assess their legacies and impact both on the game and in their individual countries.
Football is undoubtedly the most popular sport around the world. The game has led to the development of thousands of amazing stadiums and among them some are very special indeed. National football stadiums like Wembley with the capacity of 100,000 people, the structures themselves are highly impressive.
The stadiums are really enormous and the onlookers adoration to go there and watch the match. The primary concern is that these stadiums give the seat to the gatherings of people as well as the individuals who does not get the ticket for the seat for them these stadiums have the choices for standing. Thus they are really huge with the goal that they can offer both the sitting and the standing alternatives for the viewers. There are numerous football stadiums.
Here is the list of top 7 largest football stadiums 2016.
San Siro, Italy
As the name suggests, this Football Stadiums is standing beautifully in Milan, Italy. It can carry 80,000 people and is designed in such a manner so as to give every spectator maximum visibility regardless of where he may be seated. The Champions League Final in 2002 was held in San Siro.
The Azadi Stadium, Iran
Home to the Iran national football team, this stadium was inaugurated in the 1971 and has the capacity to carry approximately spectators. Furthermore, this huge complex is also equipped with other facilities such as swimming.
Anfield, United Kingdom
Anfield Football Stadium: This one is made part of the top ten mainly because it is home to the Liverpool FC and has an electric environment which everyone would love to experience. The stadium’s capacity is not as huge and is limited to 45,000 spectators only however it is best known for the atmosphere that is created here particularly on European nights.
Salt Lake Stadium, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, India
Salt Lake Stadium is situated in Salt Lake City, Kolkata India and is also known as ‘Yuva Bharati Krirangan’, with an impressive capacity of approximately 120,000 fans. Since its inception in 1984 the stadia plays as host to India’s National football team and is a multi-purpose facility hosting several athletics and football events every year. The three-tiered terrace facility also plays host as the home ground to four division 1 football teams.
Soccer City, South Africa
Initially known as the First National Bank Stadium, the Soccer City is located in Johannesburg and was built for the 2010 World Cup. Catering to a huge capacity of 90,000, this stadium is proof that South Africa is expanding in the sport. Truly One of the Best Football Stadium in the World.
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico
It is currently the only stadium of the world to host two World Cup finals. The stadium made in the top 5 of our list for recalling many memories. In the 1986 World Cup, it was the place where Maradona’s infamous hand of God goal took place. That’s the reason the English don’t want to remember Azteca anymore. But the glorious stadium holds many happy memories. With the capacity of 104,000 the stadium is invaluable to Mexican football.
Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain
Camp Nou is Spain’s largest stadium with 99,000 seats and it is the home ground for Barcelona FC, arguably one of the greatest football clubs in Europe. Since 1957, it has been Catalan’s home and hosted two Champions League finals. The stadium is graced by hundreds of great footballers now it has become the home of Lionel Messi.
During the Champions league matches, the Camp Nou dazzles with sparks and it generates a n intense atmosphere. Undoubtedly, the stadium is in the no 4 on our list of best football stadiums in the world.