We look at the best from around the world as fans begin to return to their stadiums following the coronavirus pandemic. Football clubs invest millions of dollars in their stadiums, resulting in magnificent venues that allow the best teams to perform to their full potential.
A football stadium is fantastic for a multitude of reasons. The size and attendance, the shapes, the mood, and the visual appeal all leave football fans around the world speechless. A fantastic stadium’s ability to draw people from all around the world is the most important factor.
There are numerous advantages to owning one of the top stadiums in the world. It brings together fans and tourists, boosting the club’s earnings. We look at the top 10 stadiums in the world of football, from Spain’s Wanda Metropolitano to Germany’s Allianz Arena.
Allianz stadium (Turin, Italy)
The home of Italian giants Juventus is the first stadium on the list. The ‘Juventus stadium,’ was debuted in 2011 and has an outstanding atmosphere in Turin, is most widely known as the ‘Juventus stadium.’ Its contemporary design has drawn admirers from all over the world, and it has helped the team achieve recent domestic success.
The 36-time champions have now won nine consecutive championships. They regularly play in front of over 41,000 fans and sell out their stadium. It, like the Santiago Bernabéu, has a tight-knit enclosure to frighten opponents while motivating their own team, and so just pips the Bernabéu to the top of the list.
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City, Mexico)
Club America and the Mexican national team both play at this multi-purpose stadium in Mexico City. This stadium, which is located over 2000 meters above sea level, is the country’s largest. It has hosted two World Cup finals since its inception in 1966, in 1970 and 1986. Unfortunately, for England fans who witnessed Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ here, it does not retain fond memories.
Its official capacity is 87,523 persons, down from up to 105,000 before seating was reduced. Its spherical design creates an electric atmosphere, and it is one of the most well-known football stadiums in the world.
Maracanã Stadium (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)
The Maracana is Brazil’s national stadium, and Brazilian clubs Flamengo and Fluminense frequently play there. It is located in the beautiful metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, directly across from the Christ the Redeemer statue.
The Maracana is a sign of how much football is revered in Brazil. It was erected in 1950 just in time to host the World Cup final that year, with a capacity of 78,838 people.
It is best known for hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup final between Brazil and Uruguay, despite the fact that the host nation lost. The match drew roughly 200,000 spectators, the largest ‘official’ crowd in football history, but it has had to limit its capacity over time.
Wanda Metropolitano (Madrid, Spain)
It was tough to leave out Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu from this list. Madrid, on the other hand, has two fantastic stadiums. Atletico Madrid has played their home games at the Wanda Metropolitano since it officially opened in 2017. It has a seating capacity of 68,456 people and is one of the most visually stunning stadiums on the list.
It is created for fans to build fortresses during home games, despite the fact that it is still relatively new. Its dome-like form allows fans to see the game from any seat in the house. It’s a terrific tourist draw for their team, and it creates an electrifying atmosphere that rivals that of their Madrid counterparts.