Football is a globally heart favorite sports. Fans of FIFA have increased day by day which has increased the demand of this sport. The stadiums were also designed with modern texture and equipped with modern technology. The grand building stands there with all the glory, the environments makes it worth an experience for the fans of football. Here as per the interest of people are given top 10 stadiums of football.
1. Wembley Stadium – (London)
The most iconic Wembley Stadium, with 2011 and 2013 Champions League final, 2012 Olympic football final as notable fixtures is also known as “the home of football”. The Wembley stadium is located in London and was opened in 2007. It has a seating capacity of 90,000.
2. Rungrado May Day Stadium – Pyongyang (North Korea)
The biggest stadium of the world, Rungrado May Day Stadium (Kim-11 Sung Stadium) has a capacity of 150,000. The stadium is located in Pyongyang, North Korea. The stadium was built in 1989 for multi purposes including sports and national events. The stadium resembles a flower which has blossomed with all its sepals and petals open.
3. Santiago Bernabeu Stadium – Madrid (Spain)
The Santiago Bernabeu, home of world’s successful players, is located in Madrid. The grand stadium has capacity of 85,454. It was opened in October 1947. The notable fixtures include 1957, 1969 and 1980 European Cup finals, 2010 Champions League final, 1982 World Cup final. The prominent players of this stadium include Ferenc Puskas, Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo and Cristiano Ronaldo.
4. The Maracana Stadium – Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
The majestic Maracana stadium is located in Rio de Janeiro the second largest city of Brazil. The huge stadium was opened in 1950 and has a capacity of 78,838.The notable events hosted in this stadium include1950 and 2014 World Cup finals. In future the stadium is also nominated for 2016 Olympic Games football final.
5. Estadio Azteca Stadium – Mexico (Mexico City)
Azteca Stadium of Mexico is the third largest stadium in the world. It has the capacity of 114,465 seats. This iconic stadium has hosted two world cups of 1970 and 1986.
6. Old Trafford Stadium – England (Manchester)
The Old Trafford stadium is also called “The Theatre of Dreams”. It is the home of the famous Manchester United Old Trafford stadium was opened in 1910. It has a capacity of 75,731. The 2003 Champions League final was hosted in Old Trafford stadium.
7. Allianz Arena Stadium – Germany (Munich)
The unique and beautiful color changing stadium, Allianz Arena is located in the vicinities of Munich. It was opened in 2005 and has a capacity of 71,437. The event 2012 Champion League Final took place in Allianz Arena. It is the solitary stadium across the Europe that is capable of changing colors. It reflects the colors of the two playing teams.
8. Giuseppe Meazza Stadium – (Milan, Italy)
The Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, also known as the San Siro, is a football stadium located in the San Siro district in Milan, Italy. It has the capacity of 80,000. The tenants are A.C. Milan and F.C. Internazionale Milano . The stadium includes a museum about AC Milan and FC Internazionale’s story with historical shirts, cups and trophies, shoes, art objects and souvenirs of all kinds. The stadium has also hosted other sports events. The Notable fixtures include 1965 and 1970 European Cup finals, 2002 Champions League final. The stadium Giseppe Meazza is one of the notable and respected places.
9. Camp Nou Stadium – (Barcelona, Spain)
The Stadium Camp Nou opened as a symbol of Catalan nationalism has a capacity of 98,772. Barcelona’s Camp NouIt is among the most outstanding football grounds in the world. Barcelona’s Camp NouIt illustrates the unique Catalan culture and a regional identity.It has hosted some of the prestigious events of the history.
10. First National Bank Stadium – (Johannesburg, South Africa)
The First National Bank Stadium also known as Soccer City is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The tenants include Kaizer Chiefs, the South African national football team. The First National Bank Stadium was opened in 1989 and has a capacity of 94,736. The stadium was the venue of 2010 World Cup Final.
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