With a large viewership from football lovers around the world the need for better and bigger stadiums has always resulted in some iconic infrastructures, several of which have turned out to become the best stadiums around the world. We have take great pleasure in bringing you our compilation of the Top 10 Best Football Stadiums In The World.
Top 10 Best Football Stadiums In The World
10. The Azadi Stadium – Iran (Seating Capacity 6,583)
At position 10 of our best football stadiums in the world is “The Azadi Indoor Stadium”, officially dubbed Azadi is a 12,000 Capacity Hall and also doubles as an indoor sports arena in Tehran, Iran. The iconic stadium also has a seating capacity of 6,583, and the stadium capacity with standing room is 12,000. This indoor stadium is located within the Azadi Sport Complex.
9. San Siro – Italy (Seating Capacity 75,074)
At position 9 of our best football stadiums in the world is “The San Siro”,popularly known as Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, situated in the San Siro district of Milan, which is also the home of AC Milan and Internazionale. The icon stadium has a seating capacity of 75,923, making it one of the largest stadiums in Europe, and the largest in Italy.
8. Anfield – United Kingdom (Seating Capacity 54,074)
At position 8 of our best football stadiums in the world is Anfield, situated in the city of Anfield, Liverpool, Merseyside, England. The iconic stadium has a seating capacity of 54,074, making it the seventh largest football stadium in England. Anfield has been the home of Liverpool F.C. since their formation in 1892.
7. Santiago Bernabeu Stadium – Spain (Seating Capacity 81,044)
At position 7 of our best football stadiums in the world is “The Santiago Bernabéu Stadium”, situated in Madrid, Spain.The iconic stadium has a seating capacity of 81,044, it has been the home stadium of Real Madrid since its completion in 1947. It is the 2nd-largest stadium in Spain and the largest in the Community of Madrid.
6. Azteca – Mexico (Seating Capacity 87,523)
At position 6 of our best football stadiums in the world is “The Estadio Azteca”, a multi purpose stadium located in Mexico City. This iconic stadium is also the official home of football club Club América Cruz Azul and the Mexico national football team. The stadium towers high at an altitude of 7,200 feet above sea level. With an official capacity of 87,523, it is the largest stadium in Mexico.
5. Soccer City / FNB Stadium – South Africa (Seating Capacity 94,737)
At position 5 of our best football stadiums in the world is First National Bank Stadium or simply FNB Stadium, also known as Soccer City and The Calabash,the stadium also doubles as a football and Rugby union stadium located in Nasrec, bordering the Soweto area of Johannesburg, South Africa.
4. Camp Nou – Spain (Seating Capacity 99,354)
At position 4 of our best football stadiums in the world is “Camp Nou”, it has been the home stadium of FC Barcelona since its completion in 1957, and it is located in Carrer d’Arístides Maillol. The iconic stadium has a seating capacity of 99,354, it is the largest stadium in Spain and Europe, and the third largest football stadium in the world in capacity.
3. Old Trafford – United Kingdom (Seating Capacity 74,354)
At position 3 of our best football stadiums in the world is “Old Trafford”, a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United. The iconic stadium has a seating capacity of 74,879, it is the largest club football stadium in the United Kingdom, and the eleventh-largest in Europe.
2. The Allianz Arena – United Kingdom (Seating Capacity 75,354)
At position 3 of our best football stadiums in the world is “Allianz Arena”, a football stadium in Munich, Bavaria, Germany with a 75,000 seating capacity. The stadium is popularly known for its exterior of inflated ETFE plastic panels, it is the first stadium on record to implement a full colour changing exterior.
1. Wembley Football Stadium – United Kingdom
What places Wembley at our number 1 spot is its size. The stadium was reopened in 2007 and was rebuilt on the same location where the previous Wembley Stadium existed. Wembley is home to English football and will continue to be so for the many more years to come!
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