Tottenham Hotspurs is currently playing all their home matches at Wembley Stadium. This is because they are building a new home after the demolition of White Hart Lane. Atletico Madrid unveiled Wanda Metropolitano which has an improved capacity of 67,703. Chelsea is also preparing to build a new home but the work is yet to start. Today, we want to look at seven biggest stadiums in the World by capacity in 2018.
7. Wembley Stadium- 90,000 Capacity
Location- London (UK)
Wembley Stadium is the second biggest Stadium in Europe after Camp Nou. The England national team venue was reconstructed at an estimated cost of £757 million between 2002 and 2007. It hosts other events as well including American football and boxing. It is no doubt one of the most famous football venues in the World.
6. The Rose Bowl- 92,542 Capacity
Location- Pasadena (USA)
The Rose Bowl is the biggest football or soccer stadium in the USA. It was constructed to host the World Cup in 1994. It hosts national team qualifiers and Major League Soccer matches among other events. It has a capacity of around 92,542 people.
5. FNB Stadium- 94,736 Capacity
Location- Johannesburg (South Africa)
FNB Stadium is the only venue from Africa in the list. ‘Soccer City’ as the fans call it was opened in 1989 but it was renovated to host 2010 World Cup. The stadium hosted the opening match and the final between Spain and Netherlands. It can hold a maximum of 94,736 fans at ago. It is situated in Johannesburg, South Africa.
4. Azadi Stadium- 95,225 Capacity
Location- Tehran (Iran)
Azadi Stadium was constructed and finished in 1973. It is the second biggest venue in Asia only behind a giant in North Korea (1). It is used by the national team and also Esteghlal FC, and Pesepolis FC. It can also host athletics among other events. It is situated in the Iranian capital Tehran.