Someone said that if football would be a Nation, It would be the biggest nation of the world. Today It is Most played Sports in the world having World’s Biggest fan base. I thought to Share the List of Top 10 Largest Football Stadiums of World 2014. These are the Stadiums used for Playing Football by National and International Clubs. Note that This List is Compiled according to Capacity Each Stadium can hold.
10. Borg El-arab Stadium:
Located under Alexandria, Cairo Egypt was opened in 2007 and has a surface of Grass. It has four rooms available for players to change clothes with restrooms and showers included. About 86,000 people can cherish a Football game in this stadium.
9. Gelora Bung Karno:
Opened in 24 July 1962, and is operated under Gelora Bung Karno Foundation (BP GBK, formerly BPGS-Gelora Senayan Foundation) has a surface of Napier Grass. Its scoreboard is Sponsored by Samsung and can fit around 88,300 people. Fact: It is named after Indonesia’s first President, Sukarno.
8. Wembley Stadium:
Opened about 6 years ago in March 2007 and owned by The Football Association. It has 2,618 toilets (more than any other venue). It can fit around 90,000 of football lovers. Beside football, it could be booked for weddings or music concerts too.
7. The Rose Bowl:
An outdoor athletic stadium in Pasadena, California. It was opened in 1922 and owned by City of Pasadena. It can fit around 93,420 seats. It has a record attendance of 106,869 as of 1973 Rose Bowl.
6. FNB Stadium:
Located at Stadium Avenue, Nasrec, Johannesburg, South Africa was opened in 1989 and was renovated and expanded in 2009. It is owned by City of Johannesburg and is operated under Stadium Management South Africa before upgrade it had capacity of 80,000 People but now it can hold up-to 94,700 seats.
5. Azadi Stadium:
Located in Tehran, Iran, Azadi Tehran Stadium was opened around 1973 and got renovated in 2003. Owned by ASC and operated under Tehran Municipality is the stadium that has space of parking 400 cars inside it. 95,225 people can come and enjoy football game.
4. Camp Nou Football Stadium:
L’Estadi Camp Nou was Constructed in three years (1954-1957) in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It is owned and operated under FC Barcelona and has Grass surface. As for now, you can invite 99,354 friends to enjoy a football game. This stadium is also used for major concerts.
3. Estadio Azteca:
The only stadium to have to FIFA World cup Finals is situated in Mexico City. It was opened in May 29, 1966 and was renovated back in 1986. This stadium is operated under Club America and is owned by Televisa. It can fit up-to 105,000 (as of 2011) people.
2. Bukit Jalil National Stadium:
It is situated in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and was Opened on January 1, 1995 and was renovated in January 1, 1996. It is owned by Malaysian Government and operated under National Sports Complex. It has total space for 110,000 football fans.
1. Salt Lake Stadium:
Salt Lake Stadium is situated in Bidhan Nagar, Kolkata, West Bengal, India and owned by Indian Football Association. It was opened in January 1984. Its field dimensions are 105 x 68 meters and have a capacity of 120,000 Seats. Salt Lake Stadium is Largest Football Stadium of World till 2014(lets see what is next).