Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

Articles Aug 28, 2019 23:40

Have you ever wondered what is the biggest stadium in the world?

The 10 stadiums below are the largest stadiums in the world at the present time, and certainly anyone who comes there will be overwhelmed by their magnificence.

The biggest stadiums in the world

10. Borg El Arab Stadium - Egypt, capacity: 86,000 seats

Located in the city of Alexandria, this is the largest stadium of the country Egypt and the second largest yard in Africa. The stadium was opened in 2007 to help the Egyptian Football Association compete for the right to host the 2010 World Cup, but the plan was unsuccessful when South Africa was the winner.

Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

In addition to the task of organizing football matches, this stadium is also built to organize Olympic sports. Despite being the largest stadium in the country, Borg El Arab was not selected as the home ground of the Egyptian national team due to its location about 226 km away from Cairo.

9. Bukit Jalil National Stadium - Malaysia, capacity: 87,411 seats

Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, this is the largest stadium in the beautiful country of Malaysia. It was originally built to serve the "1998 Universal Games" but was later chosen to host both the Asian Cup and the Sea Games.

Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

In addition to organizing football matches and other sports, the Bukit Jalil Stadium is also the venue for the annual Disney show on ice.

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8. Gelora Bung Karno Stadium - Indonesia, capacity: 88,083 seats

As Indonesia's home team, it is not difficult to understand when it is located in the capital of this country, Jakarta. Completed in 1962 with most loans from the former Soviet Union, this was one of the largest stadiums at the time.

Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

Because of its large capacity, it is also in a prime location, so it is often chosen by the world's big clubs such as Chelsea, Man Utd, ... to host matches in their Asian tour.

7. Wembley Stadium - England, capacity: 90,000 seats

The name Wembley is certainly not new to football fans around the globe because this is the home of England and also the place where many top football matches of the world football such as CK Champions League or FA Cup.

Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

The stadium was rebuilt between 2002 and 2007 with a huge budget of 757 million pounds ($ 1.1 billion) so it is not difficult to understand when it is one of the most modern stadiums in the world. this point.

Located in the west of London, so in addition to football matches, it is also the venue for concerts of the top TG singers and musicians.

6. The Rose Bowl - USA, capacity: 92,542 seats

Located in Pasadena, The Rose Bowl is the largest capacity stadium in the United States but it is a common ground and not the home ground of the national team or any club.

Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

The biggest event ever held at this field was the 1994 World Cup Final, with the rest often chosen as the venue for friendly matches or rugby matches.

5. FNB Stadium - South Africa, capacity: 94,736 seats

Located in the city of Johannesburg, this is the largest stadium in South Africa and Africa. It was inaugurated in 1989 with a different name "Soccer City" but it was remodeled in 2008 to host the 2010 World Cup.

Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

This is the place where many important matches took place in the World Cup that year and it was also the place where Spain was crowned champion.

After the World Cup ended, this stadium was shared by the South African Football Federation to become the home ground of the Kaizer Chiefs Club.

4. Azadi Stadium - Iran, capacity: 95,225 seats

Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

Used by Iran since 1973, the Azadi Stadium was close to being the venue for the main events of the 1984 Olympic Games, but due to some complicated political reasons, the Islamic nation lost right to host.

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3. Estadio Azteca - Mexico, capacity: 95,500 seats

Being the home ground of the Mexican national team and Club America club, it is not difficult to understand when it is located in the bustling capital of Mexico City.

In addition to its enormous capacity, this stadium is also remembered because it is the place to witness the famous "Hand of God" event in the quarterfinals of the 1986 World Cup, when Diego Maradona scored for Argentina against England.

Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

This is also the first stadium in the world to have the honor to host two World Cup finals in history.

2. Camp Nou - Spain, capacity: 99,354 seats

In addition to the famous tiqui - taqua football, the Cules are also very proud because they also own one of the largest stadiums in the world.

Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

In the past, the Camp Nou used to have a maximum of 121,749 seats, but after 3 times of renovation and upgrade, its capacity has decreased to 99,354 as at present.

However, last year BLD Barca approved spending up to 600 million euros to upgrade this field to 105 thousand seats and other amenities attached. This project is expected to be completed at the beginning of the 2020/2021 season.

1. Rungrado May Day Stadium - North Korea, capacity: 150,000 seats

As the home ground of DPRK football, the strange thing is that this stadium rarely organizes football matches. Instead, it is often used as a venue for parades and military parades.

Top 10 Largest stadiums in the world

This is considered the largest and most modern works of the whole country. In the days of the parade, the stadium's stands impressed by the colorful paintings made up of thousands and people with pieces of paper stuck on their hands.

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