10 Best Football Stadiums in the World

10 Best Football Stadiums in the World

Now that the covid19 pandemic situation is a bit under control, many football clubs are arranging games at stadiums and fans are being allowed to enter and enjoy them live sitting on the seats of the venues. As a matter of fact, football clubs spent a lot of money on developing the stadiums so that they look fantastic and stay ideal for playing.

In order to make a football stadium great, there are certain things that are needed to be taken into consideration. They are the dimension, shape, environment, fans’ presence, and the overall beauty of the stadium that attracts them (football fans) to be there. If the stadium is capable of drawing in people from all over the world, then without a doubt, it is a great soccer stadium.

The owners of renowned football stadiums in the world enjoy numerous benefits. Soccer stadiums with extraordinary charms attract fans and tourists, resulting in rising the collection of money. The following is a list of the top 10 best football stadiums in 2021. Check them out!

Wembley Stadium (London, England) 10 Best Football Stadiums in the World - Latest Sports News Update 2022
Wembley Stadium (London, England)

1. Wembley Stadium (London, England)

Located in London, England, the Wembley stadium appears at the top of the list. It has earned the spot with a very decorative design and impression. Often regarded as the home of football, the stadium actually has every element that makes a stadium commanding. This extraordinary football stadium was reconstructed in 2007 in place of the original stadium and thus, replaced the original Wembley Stadium, which was believed to be constructed in 1923. 

The stadium has 90,000 seats and with that, it emerges as the most extensive stadium in the UK and the second-most extensive stadium in Europe. Considered to be the fortress to the England national team, it hosts matches of the England national football team and essential matches of the domestic tournament like the Football Association Challenge Cup. At the present moment, Wembley Stadium is certainly the best football stadium in the world and it is likely to be that way for an extended period of time in the future. 

Allianz Arena (Munich, Germany) 10 Best Football Stadiums in the World - Latest Sports News Update 2022
Allianz Arena (Munich, Germany)

2. Allianz Arena (Munich, Germany)

Second on the list, but probably the first as far as the look is concerned, is the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. It is definitely one of the most attractive football stadiums on the planet. Constructed in 2005 with 70,000 seats, the stadium has always been appealing both to the fans and the tourists. 

The sophisticated modern stadium belongs to one of Germany’s greatest football clubs named Bayern Munich. This explains the outer coloring of the stadium, which is predominantly red. Notably, that color-changing exterior is the stadium’s most distinctive feature and for it, it is renowned worldwide.

San Siro (Milan, Italy) 10 Best Football Stadiums in the World - Latest Sports News Update 2022
San Siro (Milan, Italy)

3.  San Siro (Milan, Italy)

Home to both AC Milan and Inter Milan, the San Siro in Milan, Italy, is one of the most prestigious football stadiums in the world. This 94-year-old stadium is known to be the country’s most celebrated as well as the largest football stadium. The stadium is generally well valued due to the fact that some of the greats of the game are played on the ground. 

The 80,018 seater is massive enough to amaze its fans and opponents. Its appearance is sadly not as impressive as many would like. However, the football stadium has adequate striking features to back itself as the number three soccer stadium on the list.

Camp Nou (Barcelona, Spain) 10 Best Football Stadiums in the World - Latest Sports News Update 2022
Camp Nou (Barcelona, Spain)

4. Camp Nou (Barcelona, Spain)

Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain occupies the number four spot on our list of top 10 football stadiums. Inaugurated in 1957, this historic football stadium is the country’s most popular playground. With a capacity of 99,354, it is recognized as the largest stadium in Europe and in the context of the world, it is the fourth-largest soccer stadium.

The iconic football stadium is home to FC Barcelona, which is, if not the best, one of the best Spanish football clubs. The exterior of the stadium is not much promising, but the interior is awe-inspiring. Countless great matches have been played on the venue and it goes without saying that it has seen many of the world’s legendary football players like Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi.

First National Bank Stadium (Johannesburg, South Africa) 10 Best Football Stadiums in the World - Latest Sports News Update 2022
First National Bank Stadium (Johannesburg, South Africa)

5. First National Bank Stadium (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Established in the year 1989, the First National Bank stadium, often abbreviated as FNB stadium, is the number one football stadium in Africa. It is also the biggest stadium in the world’s second-largest continent with a capacity of 94,736. The famous stadium is home to one of the most prominent football clubs in Africa called the Kaizer Chief. 

The venue hosted the 2010 world cup final and it was counted that as many as 84,000 people were present in the stadium. It went through some redevelopment prior to the 2010 world cup, perhaps for the first time ever since its inauguration. The other name of the stadium is the ‘Soccer City’ stadium. And along with soccer matches, it treats rugby union matches quite regularly. 

Wanda Metropolitano (Madrid, Spain) 10 Best Football Stadiums in the World - Latest Sports News Update 2022
Wanda Metropolitano (Madrid, Spain)

6. Wanda Metropolitano (Madrid, Spain)

Unfortunately, the home stadium of Real Madrid, the Santiago Bernabeu couldn’t make it to the list of 10 best football stadiums in the world. But, another stadium called the Wanda Metropolitano, in Madrid, Spain gets to the sixth position on that list. After its renovation in 2017, it has been the home stadium of Atletico Madrid. Now, with a capacity of approximately 68,456, the Wanda Metropolitano is regarded as one of Europe’s most modern soccer stadiums.

The somewhat new stadium is literally stunning and totally capable of attracting both fans and tourists. It provides fans with an electrifying environment and allows them to perform a fortress when the home team plays. The carefully designed stadium also offers the greatest convenience, safety and visibility, no matter where you are sitting in the stadium.

Maracana Stadium (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil) 10 Best Football Stadiums in the World - Latest Sports News Update 2022
Maracana Stadium (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)

7. Maracana Stadium (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)

The Maracana stadium is located in Rio De Janeiro, the second-largest city in Brazil. Owned by the government, it is the national stadium of the country. However, domestic football clubs such as Flamengo and Fluminense usually play on this ground. The stadium was constructed in 1950 with a view to hosting the 1950 World Cup and indeed, as the flagship venue, it served well. It witnessed the famous decisive match between Uruguay and Brazil and a record had been made as there were nearly 200,000 spectators came to see the match. As documents tell us, that was the most ‘official’ attendance in the history of football. 

Although the capacity of the soccer stadium had been reduced, the legendary home of Brazilian football is still huge in size. In fact, it is the country’s largest football stadium with a capacity of 78,838. 

Estadio Alberto J. Armando (Buenos Aires, Argentina) 10 Best Football Stadiums in the World - Latest Sports News Update 2022
Estadio Alberto J. Armando (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

8. Estadio Alberto J. Armando (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Placed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, The Estadio Alberto J. Armando is one of the most well-known stadiums in the world. It is commonly known as ‘La Bombonera’, which translates as ‘the Candy Box’, because of its shape. Inaugurated in 1940, the stadium has always had an exceptional structure with three steep stands and a vertical, rather ‘flat’ one. Compared to the other football stadiums on the list, it has a lesser holding ability. Precisely, up to 54,000 spectators can watch a game of football at once in the stadium.

Home to the Boca Juniors, one of Argentina’s top football clubs, the stadium rewards a vibrating atmosphere during home matches. The Argentina national football team also has played some official and friendly matches at the venue and their winning ratio is quite remarkable.  

Estadio Azteca (Mexico City, Mexico) 10 Best Football Stadiums in the World - Latest Sports News Update 2022
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City, Mexico)

9. Estadio Azteca (Mexico City, Mexico)

Constructed in 1966, the Estadio Azteca is a multi-purpose stadium, which sits at an altitude of 2,200 m above sea level, in Mexico City, Mexico. With a capacity of 87,523, it is regarded as not only the country’s largest stadium but also one of the world’s largest. The spherical shape of the stadium confers an exciting mood and helps it to stand as one of the most renowned stadiums in the world of football.

Home to Club América and the Mexico national football team, the Estadio Azteca stadium has seen many important matches, including the 1970 and 1986 world cup finals. For England supporters, it carries lamentable recollections as they have seen Diego Maradona’s infamous goal known as ‘Hand of God’ right here, at the venue.

Allianz Stadium (Turin, Italy) 10 Best Football Stadiums in the World - Latest Sports News Update 2022
Allianz Stadium (Turin, Italy)

10. Allianz Stadium (Turin, Italy)

The Allianz Stadium in the Vallette borough of Turin, Italy has been picked as the number one stadium in the world. Since it is the home of Juventus F.C., one of Itay’s top favorite football clubs, it is widely known as the Juventus Stadium. Inaugurated in 2011, the stadium is quite large with a capacity to hold 41,000 spectators easily at a time. 

Since its opening, this all-seater football stadium has been busy hosting matches and tickets are usually sold out. The design is fantastic, while the overall atmosphere is emphatic, it is, in a word, the exact stadium you would fancy for enjoying a match of football. The recent success of Juventus on the national stage has often been credited to the stadium. Notably, the most successful Italian club has 36 official league titles to its name.

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