Nowadays people more likely prefer to watch their favorite sports Live in Stadiums and their purpose is not to enjoy game but also to witness some memorable moments of sports and watch their favorite Players Live in action in front of them. In recent years many European Clubs divert their intentions towards the extensions of their stadiums. In this context many stadiums are under construction in order to dual to capacity of holding spectators during different games. Like other stadium the Barcelona Camp Nou is planned to increase its capacity from 99,350 to 105,000 and this plan will be completed by 2021/ Here the article provided details of some biggest stadiums around the globe.
|1||Azadi Stadium (Tehran Iran)||Over 100,000||Record 128,000 people saw Iran vs Australia world cup 1998 qualifier match|
|2||Camp Nou (Barcelona, Spain)||99,354||Set to get expansion taking total capacity to around 105,000 by year 2021.|
|3||Estadio Ezteca (Mexico City)||95,500||Hosted two world cup finals in 1970 and 1986|
|4||FNB Stadium (Johannesburg)||94,736||Hosted FIFA world cup 2010 final between Spain vs Netherlands.|
|5||The Rose Bowl (Pasadena, USA)||92,542||Biggest soccer stadium in USA, hosted 1994 world cup final between Brazil and Italy|
|6||Wembley (London, UK)||90,000||Second biggest European stadium, home to England home matches, English domestic cup finals.|
|7||Signal Iduna Park (Dortmund, Germany)||81,359||Also known as Westfalenstadion and home to Borussia Dortmund club in Germany.|
|8||Stade de France (Saint-Denis)||81,338||Home to France national teamand hosted 1998 world cup final when France defeated Brazil.|
|9||Santiago Bernabéu (Spain)||81,044||Home to worlds most successful club, Real Madrid. Spain national team also play home matches here.|
|10||Estadio Monumental (Lima, Peru)||80,093||The biggest South American stadium home to Peru national team.|
|11||San Siro (Milan, Italy)||80,018||Italy’s largest stadium with both Inter and AC Milan playing home matches on this stadium.|
|12||Stade 5 Juillet (Algeria)||80,000||110,000 people watched a friendly game between Algeria and Serbia in March 2010.|
|13||Maracanã Stadium (Rio, Brazil)||78,838||Back in 1950 world cup final between Uruguay-Brazil a record-breaking 199,854 people watch the game in Stadium.|
|14||Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)||78,360||Home to former USSR and present Russian national football team.|
|15||Atatürk Olympic Stadium (Istanbul)||76,092||Home to Turkish national team and Besiktas club.|
|16||Old Trafford (Manchester, UK)||75,731||Home to most successful English club Manchester United since 1910.|
|17||Allianz Arena (Munich, Germany)||75,024||Officially Opened on 30 May 2005, Bayern Munich and TSV Munchen share the stadium.|
|18||Millennium Stadium (Cardiff, Wales)||74,500||Home to Welsh national football team.|
|19||Cairo Stad (Egypt)||74,100||Recorded 120,000 attendance for Africa cup of nations match between Egypt and Cameroon|
|20||Olympiastadion (Berlin, Germany)||74,064||Home to German national team matches while Hertha Berlin also play home games here.|
World Biggest Stadium
Rungrado May Dat Stadium (North Korea)
Well the biggest stadium of the world in terms of holding spectators during any match is Rungrado May Day Stadium which is located in North Korea. This stadium have capacity to entertain 150,000 people during any match and it was built back in 1989. Although the main purpose of this stadium was to conduct football matches but currently this stadium is hosting different games.
Azadi Stadium (Iran)
The world’s 2nd biggest stadium is located in Tehran the city of Iran and this stadium have capacity to hold 100,000 crowd during any match. The stadium was constructed back in 1973. Initially the capacity of stadium was less but after renovation the capacity of the stadium was extend to more than 100,00 people per match.
Camp Nou Barcelona (Barcelona)
Well Camp Nou is not only one of the historical football of Europe but this stadium also holds the title of biggest football stadium of the Europe. Camp Nou is the home stadium of FC Barcelona. The stadium was built back in 1954 and it can hold more than 99,400 people during any match. Currently this stadium is under renovation and by 2021 the capacity of this stadium will increase upto 100,00 people during a single match.
Estadio Azteca (Mexico)
Some people will stun to read that the 4th biggest stadium of the world is located in Mexico. Estadio Azteca was built back in 1966 and it is the biggest stadium of North America. The capacity of this stadium is to hold more than 95,000 spectators during any match. This stadium hosted many historical football matches as in the FIFA World Cup 1970 was played in this stadium.
FNB Stadium (Johannesburg)
FNB Stadium is the 5th biggest stadium of the world and also the biggest stadium of Africa. The stadium is located in Johannesburg and was constructed in 1989. The stadium have capacity to host more than 94,000 people during any match. FNB stadium hosted the FIFA World Cup 2010 final match which is played between Spain and Nether Lands.
The table given below shows the Top 20 Biggest Stadiums of the World including their locations and capacity of holding spectators during any match.