The Largest Football Stadiums

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The Largest Football Stadiums
The Largest Football Stadiums

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Probably, most of the fans, when answering the question about the largest stadium in the world, immediately say that this is the legendary Brazilian Maracanã. In fact, this is no longer the case. "Maracana", after reconstruction, can now accommodate 76,000 spectators. Here is a list of the 10 largest stadiums in the world, based on their capacity.

The largest football stadiums
The largest football stadiums


Step 1

"Egyptian Army Stadium" or Borg El Arab, commissioned in 2006. This is the largest stadium in Egypt. It seats up to 86,000 spectators. Only one grandstand is covered with a roof. The stadium is equipped with running tracks and is illuminated by four huge floodlights.

Step 2

Bung Karno Stadium is a modern stadium located in Jokarta, Indonesia. This stadium was built in 1962 and at the time of opening had a capacity of 100,800 spectators, it was reconstructed many times. It currently accommodates 88,500 people.

Step 3

The legendary New Wembley Stadium in London has a capacity of 90,000. This stadium was opened in 2007. It was built on the site of the old Wembley, which was demolished in 2003. This is the second largest stadium in Europe. This is where the England national football team plays their home games.

Step 4

Soccer City Stadium is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. Its capacity is 91,141 people. The final match of the World Cup was held here in 2010. At the time of the World Cup, its capacity was reduced to 84,490 spectators. This was done in order to accommodate members of the press and guests of honor.

Step 5

Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain. The capacity after reconstruction is 99 786 spectators. The largest number of fans at this legendary stadium was recorded in 1986, during the match between Barcelona and Juventus. Then the attendance was a record 120,000 people.

Step 6

Azadi Stadium Tehran, Iran. It was built in 1971, completely renovated in 2003. The capacity is 100,000 spectators. It is the home stadium for the Iranian national football team as well as two local club teams.

Step 7

The Azteca Stadium is located in the capital of Mexico, Mexico City. The largest attendance was recorded in 1968 - 120,000. Today it can accommodate about 105,000 spectators. This is the home stadium for the Mexican national team, as well as for the capital's football club.

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Bukit Jalil Stadium is located in Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia. In 2007, the stadium was one of the arenas for the Asian Football Championship, including the semi-final match. It is the largest stadium in Malaysia and has a capacity of 110,000 spectators. This sports arena was built in 1998.

Step 9

Indian Youth Stadium or Salt Lake Stadium is the largest multisport stadium located in Bhidgannagar, approximately 7 km from Kolkata. The sports arena seats 120,000 spectators. The stadium is built in the shape of an ellipse. Uniform lighting allows you to comfortably hold sports events in the dark.

Step 10

The First May Stadium is located in the capital of the DPRK - Pyongyang. It is the largest stadium in the world in terms of capacity. Built in 1989 to host the XIII Festival of Youth and Students. The special design of the stadium consists of sixteen arches that form a ring, so that the stadium resembles a magnolia flower in shape. The main purpose of the stadium is the national holiday "Arirang".

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