Largest Football Stadium In World By Seating Capacity

Today we are going to talk about the largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. The game has an estimated 3.5 billion fans. Stadiums hosting football games should be able to accommodate many fans. Currently the largest football stadiums in the world can have a crowd of 80,000 to 150,000 fans. So let's gather a little more information about the largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity.

1. Rungrado 1st of May Stadium


Largest Football Stadium In World By Seating Capacity

Rungrado 1st of May Stadium is known as the largest football stadium in the world. Rungrado 1st of May Stadium, which opened in 1989, currently hosts the annual Airing Games, according to the Guinness Book of Records. This stadium covers an area of ​​20.7 hectares. Rungrado 1st of May Stadium is currently used for football matches, a few athletics events and most of the Arirang Festival's mass games. The skull roof of Rungrado 1st of May Stadium consists of 16 arches arranged in a ring.

Seating capacity : 114,000-150,000

Country : North Korea    

City : Pyongyang

2. Melbourne Cricket Ground


Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne Cricket Ground is the 3rd largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium was built primarily in 1853 to host cricket matches. However, other events are planned at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, including football matches. This stadium is also colloquially known as "The G". Melbourne Cricket Ground is the largest stadium in the Southern Hemisphere. Melbourne Cricket Ground is considered part of the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Present.

Seating capacity : 100,024

Country : Australia

City : Melbourne

3. ANZ Stadium


ANZ Stadium

ANZ Stadium is the 12th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium is used as a multi-purpose stadium. This stadium is sometimes referred to as Sydney Olympic Stadium, Homebush Stadium and simply Olympic Stadium. Disruptions were also added to the north and south stands of ANZ Stadium, covering most of the seats. ANZ Stadium was engineered with durable lines using less steel in the roof structure than the Olympic stadiums in Athens and Beijing.

Seating capacity : 82,500 (Oval, 2002–2019)
                                115,000 (2000 Summer Olympics)

Country : Australia

City : Sydney

4. Borg El Arab Stadium


Borg El Arab Stadium

Borg El Arab Stadium is the 10th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. The stadium was built as part of Egypt's failed bid to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Borg El Arab Stadium is a stadium opened in 2005 at the Mediterranean Sea Resort. Borg El Arab Stadium is an all- seater stadium. There are four large floodlights in the grounds of this stadium. The Borg El Arab Stadium covers an area of ​​609,000 square meters and is surrounded by a 4 km long fence.

Seating capacity : 86,000

Country : Egypt

City : Alexandria

5. Bukit Jalil National Stadium


Bukit Jalil National Stadium

Bukit Jalil National Stadium is the 9th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium is now the largest stadium in Southeast Asia. Bukit Jalil National Stadium has hosted a number of international football competitions. This Stadium was officially inaugurated on July 11, 1998. Bukit Jalil National Stadium has also become the venue for other international multi-sports events such as the 2001 Southeast Asian Games and the 2017 Southeast Asian Games.

Seating capacity : 87,411

Country : Malaysia

City : Kuala Lumpur

6. Camp Nou


Camp Nou

Camp Nou is the world's 4th largest football stadium by seating capacity. This stadium is known as the home stadium of the popular football club, FC Barcelona. Camp Nou opened in 1957. The stadium hosted five matches in the 1982 FIFA World Cup. The opening games at this stadium include two of the four matches in the 1964 European Nations Cup and the final of the football tournament at the 1992 Summer Olympics. The first Super League game was held on 18 May 2019 at This Stadium.

Seating capacity : 99,354

Country : Spain

City : Barcelona

7. Croke Park


Croke Park

Croke Park is the 14th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium is a Gaelic sports stadium. This stadium is sometimes called Crocker by fans and locals. Croke Park is seen as both the main national stadium in Ireland and the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association. The site has been used to host Gaelic games at Croke Park Stadium. Croke Park Stadium underwent major expansion and redevelopment from 1991 to 2005. Other events at Croke Park include the opening ceremonies of the 2003 Special Olympics and numerous musical concerts.

Seating capacity : 82,300

Country : Ireland

City : Dublin

8. Estadio Azteca


Estadio Azteca

Estadio Azteca Stadium is the 8th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium was completed in 1966. This stadium has a premium seating amount not found in most places around the world. Estadio Azteca has hosted two World Cups in 1970 and 1986, as well as a host of other international football competitions, such as the FIFA Confederations Cup and the Gold Cup. Estadio Azteca Stadium sits at an altitude of 2,200 meters above sea level. By 2018 the Estadio Azteca Stadium is also home to Cruise Azul.

Seating capacity : 87,523

Country : Mexico

City : Mexico City

9. FNB Stadium


FNB Stadium

FNB Stadium is the 5th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium is known as the largest football stadium in Africa. FNB Stadium is also known as The Calabash and Soccer City. FNB Stadium is a football and rugby union stadium. This stadium is managed by stadium management South Africa. This venue has been built as the main association football stadium for the World Cup. FNB Stadium was also Chris Honey's funeral home.

Seating capacity : 94,736

Country : South Africa    

City : Johannesburg

10. MetLife Stadium


MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium is the 13th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium is home to the New York Giants and New York Jets franchises. The stadium, a joint venture between the Giants and the Jets, owns the stadium, which is privately funded by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. MetLife Stadium was the most expensive stadium ever built in the United States at a cost of about 1. 1.6 billion.

Seating capacity : 82,500

Country : United States

City : East Rutherford, New Jersey

11. Rose Bowl


Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl is the 6th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium is more famous for American football games than soccer. However, the Rose Bowl Stadium also hosted two FIFA World Cup finals. The Rose Bowl was originally built in 1922. This venue is known as an American outdoor athletic stadium. Rose Bowl Stadium is known as the venue of college football. Rose Bowl has also been the home stadium of the UCLA Bruins football team since 1982. This stadium is operated by a Rose Bowl rating operating company.

Seating capacity : 92,542

Country : United States

City : Pasadena, California

12. Salt Lake Stadium


Salt Lake Stadium

Salt Lake Stadium is the 11th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium is known as a multi-purpose stadium. This stadium is the main home of ATK Mohun Bagan, SC East Bengal. Prior to the renovation of Salt Lake Stadium in 2011, it was considered the second largest football stadium in the world. The final match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup was held at Salt Lake Stadium along with other matches of the tournament. As part of preparations to host the U-17 World Cup in 2017, Salt Lake Stadium was transformed from artificial weeds into natural grass.

Seating capacity : 85,000

Country : India

City : Kolkata

13. Signal Iduna Park


Signal Iduna Park

Signal Iduna Park is the 15th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium is home to Borussia Dortmund. The stadium is named after the former Prussian province of Westphalia. Signal Iduna Park is known as the most famous football stadium in Europe. And Signal Iduna Park is also very famous for its atmosphere. Signal Iduna Park Stadium holds the European record for average fan attendance. This stadium is the largest terrace for standing spectators in European football.

Seating capacity : 81,365

Country : Germany

City : Dortmund

14. Wembley Stadium


Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium is the 7th largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. This stadium was completed in 1923. The current structure of Wembley Stadium was built between 2002 and 2007. A special feature of this stadium is the wide arch that serves primarily. The Football Association Cup Final is held every year at Wembley Stadium. Two partial retractable roof structures can be opened at the east and west ends of Wembley Stadium to allow sunlight and support pitch growth.

Seating capacity : 90,000

Country : England

City : London

15. AT&T Stadium


AT&T Stadium

This stadium is better known as the home of the Dallas Cowboys of American football and yet AT&T Stadium also hosts football matches. AT&T Stadium is the 2nd largest football stadium in the world by seating capacity. In the center of this stadium hangs a huge high definition television screen which is the largest view in the world. AT&T Stadium is also home to the Cotton Bowl Classic and the Big 12 Championship game.

Seating capacity : 80,000 (expandable to 105,000)

Country : United States

City : Arlington, Texas

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16. Stade de France

Seating capacity : 81,338

Country : France

City : Saint-Denis

17. Santiago Bernabeu Stadium

Seating capacity : 81,044

Country : Spain

City : Madrid

18. Luzhniki Stadium

Seating capacity : 81,000

Country : Russia

City : Moscow

19. Shah Alam Stadium

Seating capacity : 80,372

Country : Malaysia

City : Shah Alam

20. Estadio Monumental "U"

Seating capacity : 80,093

Country : Peru

City : Lima