Football has been one of the most exciting and interesting games played by all. Almost all of the countries play this game. Many popular and large football stadiums are located everywhere that have attracted the spectators as well as the players globally. The following list has been made according to the total number of seats.
10. Borg al Arab Stadium
At number 10 the position is taken by the Borg al Arab Stadium. The seating capacity of this stadium is 86,000. This stadium was first opened in 2007. It was constructed primarily because Egypt was a participant in the running to host the FIFA World Cup of 2010.
9. Bukit Jalil Stadium
At number nine is the Bukit Jalil National Stadium. Seating capacity is 100,000. Its primary purpose of construction is to host soccer matches for Malaysia’s National teams. This stadium was first opened in the year 1998.
At number 8 is the Indonesian stadium GeloraKarno. The stadium provides a beautiful venue for 88,500 spectators. It was constructed in 1962 and was named after the country’s first president.
7. Wembley Stadium
In Londonit is situated, the amazing Wembley Stadium ranked number 7. Wembley stadium hosts European football competitions and as well as England National Team games. Seating capacity of this stadium is 90,000 and has already hosted two final matches of the Champions League.
6. Rose Bowl
At number six is the renowned Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena. Seating capacity of this stadium is 94,000 spectators. In 1973, the largest attendance ever recorded was 106,869. The stadium, opened in 1922 was selected as one of the venues of the FIFA World Cup 1994 in the USA. No doubt the Rose Bowl Stadium is one of the legendary stadiums.
5. Soccer City Stadium (FNB Stadium)
Number five is the FNB Stadium situated in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Final Soccer City Stadium hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup .This stadium was first opened in 1989 and renovated in 2009as it had to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The seating capacity of the FNB stadium is 94,736. The stadium has hosted the African Nations Cup as well as the 2010 World Cup.
4. Camp Nou
It is another one based in Europe and known as the Camp Nou which is the home of Barcelona Football Club. It is also considered as the home of some of the Spanish National football team matches. The stadium was built in 1957, but it was expanded in 1982. The strength of the stadium is 99,786. The highest no of spectators recorded was during the match played between Juventus and Barcelona in 1986 and the attendance was 120,000.
3. Azadi Stadium
Here we come in the top three largest venues. We are stopping in Tehran, Iran. It is The Azadi Stadium. This stadium is not the largest due to its capacity, but due to its very large ground. The stadium is well suitedforOlympic events. The stadium can hold 100,000 spectators. It was built in 1971, and reconstructed in 2003. It is the home field of the Iranian National football team as well as a home of two local teams such as Persepolis, and Esteghlal.
2. Estadio Azteca
In the number two spot we are going to the capital of Mexico. Estadio Azteca has thestrength to hold 105,000 people. It recorded 120,000 spectators in 1968 when Mexico played against Brazil. The stadium was established in 1966 and it was again redesigned in 1985. It is a home ground of the Mexican national football team along with the local football club of America.
1. Salt Lake Stadium
India holds the first place. The Salt Lake Stadiumis situated in Kolkata, India. The stadium has a capacity of 120,000 people. The Stadium was built in 1984. It is the home of four local football teams: East Bengal, MohanBagan, Prayag United, and Pailan Arrows.