Top Ten Largest Football Stadiums in The World

Football is the world’s most popular sports with more than four billion followers. Watching football at a great stadium with thousands of other fans gives tremendous pleasure. There are lots of amazing football stadiums, but we are picking top ten largest football stadiums based on capacity.

  1. Rungrado

And finally at number One, the world’s biggest stadium with the world’s largest capacity, and an unbelievable breathtaking design. It is Rungrado 1st of May stadium located in Pyongyang, North Korea.

 

ten largest football stadiums

  • Capacity: 150,000
  • Opened in 1989.

It is home to North Korea’s national team. It is a multi-purpose stadium. While the stadium is used for sporting events, it is most famous as the site of massive performances and shows celebrating Kim Il-sung and the North Korean nation.

  1. Salt Lake Stadium

ten largest football stadiums

  • Location: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Capacity: 120,000
  • Opened in 1984.

This stadium is home to India, Mohan Bagan AC, East Bengal FC, Mohamedan SC, and Atletico De Kolkata.

  1. Estadio Azteca

ten largest football stadiums

  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Capacity: 106,187
  • Opened in 1966

The stadium is also called “Coloso de Santa Úrsula” because of its large structure which means “Colossus of Saint Ursula”. The Azteca is one of only two stadiums to have hosted two World cup Final matches. It is also home to both Mexico and Club America. This ground also hosted the famous quarter-final match of 1986 World Cup between England and Argentina in which Diego Maradona scored his famous “Hand of God” goal.

  1. Azadi stadium

ten largest football stadiums

  • Location: Tehran, Iran
  • Capacity: 99,885
  • Opened in 1971

This stadium was previously known as Aryamehr Stadium. Iran, Persepolis FC, and Esteghlal FC all play their home matches here.

  1. Camp Nou

 

ten largest football stadiums

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Capacity: 99,354
  • Opened in 1957

It is the largest stadium in Spain as well as Europe in terms of capacity. This stadium is home to the great FC Barcelona.

  1. Soccer City

ten largest football stadiums

  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Capacity: 94,736
  • Opened in 1989

This ground is also known as First National Bank Stadium or simply FNB Stadium, and The Calabash.

  1. Wembley Stadium

ten largest football stadiums

  • Location: London, England
  • Capacity: 90,000
  • Opened in 1923

Wembley is, of course, home to England’s national team, and Tottenham Hotspur FC as well. This ground hosts the FA Cup Final.

  1. Gelora Bung Karno Stadium

ten largest football stadiums

 

  • Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Capacity: 88,306

This stadium is home to both Indonesia and club side Persia Jakarta.

  1. Bukit Jalil National Stadium

ten largest football stadiums

  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Capacity: 87,411

The Bukit Jalil is home to Malaysia’s national team.

  1. Borg EL Arab Stadium

  • Location: Alexandria, Egypt
  • Capacity: 86,000

This is Egypt’s home stadium and, unlike some buildings in Egypt, was not built by slave 5000 years ago.

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