The biggest football stadiums in the world

The biggest football stadiums in the world
North Korea's Rungrado Mayday, it is the largest stadium in the world. PHOTO:

Which are the largest soccer stadiums in the world? Who has not ever done this question he has dreamed of playing in it small? There are many who still think that it is still Maracana the football venue of more Herculean dimensions but the truth is that if one reads the following Wikipedia list check that the Brazilian stadium is only the fifth largest in America after its new reform.

For lovers of statistics and football, Hanged for football fields presents the world with greater capacity. An advert, just in Europe where there tends to be more flirtatious and comfortable stadiums that large. While the reverse is true in Asia where the large population requires major works. You know that big problems, desperate measures.

The biggest stadiums in the world

1- Rungrado May Day, 150.000: used by selecting North Korea. It was done in such capacity to extol the virtues of the North Korean regime. He Rungrado May Day the first in the list of the largest football stadiums in the world.

2- Salt Lake, 120.000: Calcutta is the jewel in the crown where they play three great Indian team and the national team city.

3- Aztec stadium, 105, 064: largest field of America and the only one to have hosted two finals of World. Maradona and Pele protagonists. Almost nothing. America and Mexico plays as local.

4- Melbourne Cricket Ground, 100.108: the home of the Australian football team. A pressure cooker was one of the protagonists of the Games of the 2000.

5- Azadi, 100.000: the fifth and final stage of passing 100.000 spectators. Tehran is where two teams of the city and the selection of Iran play.

6- Camp Nou, 99.354: the largest country in Europe and the home of the Barcelona. A historical world football field.

largest stadiums in the world
The Camp Nou is one of the biggest stadiums. PHOTO:

7- Soccer City Stadium, 94.700: the venue that hosted the final of the World 2010 where Spain was crowned world champion. Premiered for that championship. The largest exhibition of the world.

8- Wembley, 90.000: Cathedral is the eighth football field capacity after its revival the past decade. The second largest in Europe.

9- Bung Karno, 88.306: It is in Jakarta where he plays the selection of Indonesia and Persija of this same city.

largest stadiums in the world
Gelora Bung Stadium PHOTO:

10- Bukit Jalil National Stadium, 87,411: the emblem of Malaysia and host the meetings of the national team. Wonderful architectural.

biggest stadiums in Europe

No. Estadio City Country Year Inaug. Capacidad Equipment(s)
1 Camp Nou Barcelona Flag of Spain.svg Spain 1957 99.354 FC Barcelona
2 Wembley London United kingdom flag UK 2007 90.000 England national football team
3 Santiago Bernabeu Madrid Flag of Spain.svg Spain 1947 85.354 Real Madrid
4 Croke Park Dublin Irish flag Ireland 1916 82.300 Gaelic Athletic Association
5 Stade de France Paris Flag of France.svg France 1998 81.338 France national football team
6 Signal Iduna Park Dortmund Flag of Germany.svg Germany 1974 80.720 Borussia Dortmund
7 Olympic Luzhniki Moscow Russian flag Russia 1956 80.360 Russia national football team, Spartak Moscú y CSKA Moscú
8 Giuseppe Meazza Milan Flag of Italy.svg Italia 1927 80.074 AC Milan e Inter de Milan
9 Old Trafford Manchester United kingdom flag UK 1910 78.312 Manchester United
10 Olímpico Ataturk Istanbul Flag of Turkey Türkiye 2001 77.092 Turkey national football team
11 Millennium Stadium Cardiff United kingdom flag UK 1999 76.500 Wales national football team
12 Olympiastadion Berlin Flag of Germany.svg Germany 1936 75.228 Hertha BSC Berlin
13 Stadio Olimpico Roma Flag of Italy.svg Italia 1953 74.698 SS Lazio y AS Roma
14 Olympiako Spyros Louis Athens Flag of Greece.svg Greece 1982 71.030 Panathinaikos, AEK Athens
15 Allianz Arena Munich Flag of Germany.svg Germany 2005 71.000 FC Bayern München y TSV 1860 München
16 NSK Olimpiyskiy Kiev Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine 1948 70.050 Ukraine national football team, Dynamo Kiev
17 Murrayfield Stadium Edinburgh United kingdom flag UK 1925 67.130 Heart of Midlothian F.C. (occasional)
18 Estádio da Luz Lisboa Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal 2003 65.647 Sport Lisboa and Benfica
19 Celtic Park Glasgow United kingdom flag UK 1892 60,832 Celtic
20 Emirates London United kingdom flag UK 2006 60,355 Arsenal


biggest stadiums in America:

1 Azteca Mexico City Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
America and the Mexico national football team
Monumental Isidro Rosemary Carbo Guayaquil Flag of Ecuador.svg Ecuador
Rose Bowl Pasadena Flag of the United States.svg USA
Soccer Team United States
Monumental of the Peru Lima Flag of Peru.svg Peru
academic and the The football team Peru
Maracana Rio de Janeiro Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
Flamengo, Fluminense and the Brazil national football team
Arrowhead Kansas City Flag of the United States.svg USA
Kansas City Wizards
Monterrey Football Stadium Monterrey Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Monterrey Football Club
Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti Buenos Aires Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
River Plate y Argentina Soccer Team
Gillette Massachusetts Flag of the United States.svg USA
New England Revolution
Qwest Field Seattle Flag of the United States.svg USA
Seattle Sounders
Morumbi's stadium Sao Paulo Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
Sao Paulo FC
Montreal Olympic Montreal Flag of Canada.svg Glen
Montreal impact
Centenary Montevideo Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay
Uruguay national football team
Olympic University Mexico City Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
National University y Pumas UNAM CU


Stadiums largest in Africa:

No. Estadio City Country Year Inaug. Capacidad Equipment(s)
1 First National Bank Stadium (Soccer City) Johannesburg Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa 1989 94.700 Cell. Nal., Kaizer Chiefs FC
2 City of El Arab Alexandría Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt 2006 86.000 Cell. Nal.
3 Estadio 11 of June Tripoli Flag of Libya.svg Libia 1970 80.000 Cell. Nal
4 Martyrs Stadium Kinshasa Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of Congo 1994 80.000 Cell. Nal.
5 Estadio Internacional de El Cairo Cairo Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt 1960 74.100 Cell. Nal., Al-Zamalek
6 Moses Mabida Durban Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa 2009 70.000
7 Green Point Cape Town Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa 2010 70.000
8 Ellis Park Johannesburg Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa 1928 70.000 Orlando Pirates FC
9 Leopold Sedar Senghor Dakar Senegal flag Senegal 1985 68.000 Cell. Nal.
10 Mohammed V Casablanca Morocco flag Morocco 1955 67.000 Cell. Nal., Raja Club Athletic
11 Where are you? 5 Juillet 1962 Algiers Algeria flag Argelia 1976 66.000 Cell. Nal., USM Algiers
12 Where are you? 7 Novembre Túnez Tunisia Flag Túnez 2001 65.000 Cell. Nal.
13 Abuja Stadium Abuya Nigeria flag Nigeria 2003 60.000 Cell. Nal.
14 Moi International Sports Center Kasarani Kenya Flag Kenya 1987 60.000 Cell. Nal.
15 National Sports Stadium Harare Zimbabwe flag Zimbabwe A stranger 60.000 Cell. Nal.
16 Odi Stadium Mabopane Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa A stranger 60.000 Mabopane Young Masters
17 Cidadela Stadium Luanda Angola flag Angola A stranger 60.000 Cell. Nal.
18 Lake Tanganyika Stadium Kigoma Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania A stranger 60.000 rally FC
19 Estadio 28 de Marzo bengasi Flag of Libya.svg Libia A stranger 60.000 Al-Ahli FC
20 to Surat Lagos Nigeria flag Nigeria 1972 55.000 Cell. Nal.


biggest stadiums in Asia and Oceania:

No. Estadio City Country Year Inaug. Capacidad Equipment(s)
1 Reungrado May Day Stadium Pyongyang Flag of North Korea.svg North Korea 1989 150.000 Cell. Nal.
2 Yuva Bharati Krirangan Calcutta India's flag India 1984 120.000 East Bengal Club, Mohun Bagan AC, Mohammedan Sporting Club
3 Bukit Jalil National Stadium Kuala Lumpur Malaysia flag Malaysia 1998 100.200 Cell. Nal.
4 Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne Flag of Australia.svg Australia 2006 100.000 Cell. Nal.
5 Estadio Gelora Bung Karno Jakarta Indonesia flag Indonesia 1962 100.000 Cell. Nal.
6 Beijing National Stadium Beijing Flag of china China 2004 91000 Cell. Nal.
7 Punjab Stadium Lahore Flag of Pakistan Pakistan 2002 90.000 Cell. Nal.
8 Azadi stadium Tehran Flag of Iran.svg Iran 1971 90.000 Cell. Nal., Esteghlal FC y Persepolis FC
8 ANZ Stadium Sydney Flag of Australia.svg Australia 1999 83,500 Cell. Nal.
9 Guangzhou Olympic Stadium Canton Flag of china China 2001 80.010 Cell. Nal.
10 Shanghai Stadium Shanghai Flag of china China 1997 80.000 Shanghai Liancheng
11 Estadio Jawaharlal Nehru New Delhi India's flag India 1982 78.000
12 Naghsh e Jahan Esfahan Flag of Iran.svg Iran 2003 75.000 Foalat Mobarakeh Sepahan Zob-Ahan
13 Yokohama International Stadium Yokohama Japan's flag Japan 1997 73.237 Yokohama Marinos
14 Yadegar is Imam Tabriz Flag of Iran.svg Iran 1996 71.000 Teractor Sazi
15 Kim Il-Sung Stadium Pyongyang Flag of North Korea.svg North Korea 1947 70.000 Cell. Nal.
16 Seoul Olympic Stadium Seoul Flag of South Korea South Korea 1984 69.800 Cell. Nal.
17 Estadio Shah Alam Shah Alam Malaysia flag Malaysia 1994 69.400 Selangor PB
18 King Fahd Stadium Riad Saudi Arabian flag Arabia Saudita 1988 67.000 Cell. Nal. y Al-Shabab
19 Workers Stadium Beijing Flag of china China 1959 66.200 Cell. Nal. y Beijing Guoan
20 Seoul World Cup Stadium Seoul Flag of South Korea South Korea 2001 66.100 Cell. Nal. y FC Seoul

Julio Muñoz

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