Top 10 largest football stadium (By Capacity)

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 | 0

1. Rungrado 1st of May Stadium:

Capacity: 150,000

City: Pyongyang

Country: North Korea

Tenant (s): Korea DPR national football team

The main peach is around 22,500 square meter. Opened from May 1, 1989. Its features with 16 arches scalloped roof arranged in a ring. Though it is the world largest stadium by capacity and currently used at football, but it is the world 12th largest sporting venue.

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  1. Michigan Stadium

Capacity: 109,901

City: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Country: United States

Tenant (s): Michigan Wolverines football

It is located 1201 South Main Street at Ann Arbor, Michigan the owner of the stadium are University of Michigan. Firstly made up at 1927. On that time it was capsized 72,000. At next time constructed it was improve at 85,752. From 2010 to present it is capsized109,901 and in this ground record attendance were 115,109 on September 7 2013 (officially)

  1. Beaver Stadium

Capacity: 107,282

City: State College, Pennsylvania

Country: United States

Tenant (s): Penn State Nittany Lions football

Located at Pennsylvania State University is the world 3rd largest football ground with 107,282. Record attendance was 110,753 at 14th September 2002. The stadium was opend for the public at September 17, 1960. On that time its capacity was 46,284

  1. AT&T Stadium

Capacity: 105,000

City: Arlington, Texas

Country: United States

Tenant (s): Dallas Cowboys

Formers Cowboy Stadium was renamed as AT&T Stadium, located at AT&T Way Arlington, Texas, is the world 4th largest stadium with 105,000 capacity (with Standing room). 105,121 Football spectator is the record attendance at September 21, 2009.

  1. Ohio Stadium

Capacity: 104,944

City: Columbus, Ohio

Country: United States

Tenant (s): Ohio State Buckeyes football

Ohio Stadium is the home ground of Columbus Crew on Major League Soccer. Capacity was build up at last summer from 102,329 to 104,944. Recode attendance 108,610 on November 29, 2014.

  1. Bukit Jalil National Stadium

Capacity: 100,411

City: Kuala Lumpur

Country: Malaysia

Tenant (s): Malaysia national football team

Bukit Jalil was built up at 1995 and opened from 11 September 1996. The capacity is being 100,411 and total construction cost was RM800 Million

  1. Camp Nou

Capacity: 99,786

City: Barcelona

Country:  Spain

Tenant (s): FC Barcelona

The home ground for FC Barcelona, Camp Nou is the world 7th largest football stadium so far. Its former name was Estadi del FC Barcelona (1975–2000). Opened from 1997 and at the beginning time the capacity was 93, 053 and at present capacity was build up at 2010.

  1. Estadio Azteca

Capacity: 95,500

City: Mexico City

Country:  Mexico

Tenant (s): Club América, Mexico national football team

Estadio Azteca is opened for the spectators since 1966, 29th May. Record Attendance was 119,853 between (Mexico vs Brazil, 7 July 1968) matches.

The biggest tournament on this ground are:

  • 1968 Summer Olympic
  • 1970 FIFA World Cup
  • 1975 Pan American Game
  • 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship
  • 1986 FIFA World Cup
  • 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup
  • 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup
  • 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup
  • 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup
  1. Soccer City

Capacity: 94,713

City: Johannesburg

Country:  South Africa

Tenant (s): South African national football team andKaizer Chiefs F.C.

Was opened from 1989 and build up from 1986. Record attendance was 94,713 at South Africa – New Zealand, 2010 World Cup Football matches at 21st August

Major Tournaments:

  1. 1996 African Cup of Nations
  2. 2010 World Cup
  3. 2013 African Cup of Nations

At the 10th place of the list is the England greatest stadium Wembley Stadium. Which is build up at 30th September 2002 and opened from 9th March 2007. Record attendance was 89,874 between the matches Portsmouth v Cardiff City on 17th May 2008.

Stadium: Wembley Stadium

Capacity: 90,000

City: London

Country:  England

Tenant (s): England national football team

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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