Soccer is a great game which has the most supporters around the world. You may either like them or not, however, if you wonder about the most crowded soccer stadiums in the world, we have gathered a list for you. You will be amazed the see the stadiums with the most capacity. The reason for that is you may think that Europe or America would fill the list from top to bottom. However, you will be surprised to see the results. You may guess that regarding the population, but still, the answer is no. Let’s find out the stadium with the highest capacity.
10. Salt Lake Stadium
Yuba Bharati Krirangan (aka Salt Lake Stadium) is one of the biggest stadiums in India. East Bengal FC, Mohun Bagan AC, Prayag United SC, Palian Arrows are all the soccer teams that play in this stadium. It was constructed in 1984. Also, renovations were performed in 2011 and 2014. In 1997, 131,000 supporters attended the East Bengal and Mohun Began Game. It is a record for the stadium.
The Location: India, Kolkata
Seating Capacity: 85,000
9. Borg El Arab Stadium
Borg El-Arab Stadium is a home for the Brak Klubu Soccer Club. It is constructed in 2006.
The Location: Alexandria, Egypt
Seating Capacity: 86,000
8. Estadio Azteca
Coloso de Santa Ursula (aka Estadio Azteca) is a home for soccer clubs; CF America, CD Social and Cultural Cruz Azul. The stadium was constructed in 1966. It has a great history. It was renovated periodically in 1986, 1999, 2013. Once you have a stadium this old you need to do this. in 1993 132,247 people has attended to Julio Cesar Chavez and Greg Haugen boxing match.
The Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Seating Capacity: 87,000
7. Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium
Gelora Bung Karno is a home for Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Jakarta. It was constructed on 1962. Therefore, it went renovations periodically on 2006, 2011. 130,000 people have attended a soccer game between Persija Jakarta and Arema Malang in 2010.
The Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Seating Capacity: 88,083
6. Bakit Jalil International Stadium
Bakit Jalil International Stadium is a new stadium when compared to other ones. The construction is still ongoing. It is planned to be finished on 2021
The Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Seating Capacity: 89,411
5. Wembley Stadium
This is one of the greatest stadiums according to me. It has a retractable roof for the part of the stadium and it has a 200-bed hotel. In addition to that, there is a big offices floor with restaurants, museums, conference halls and convention centers. It started its life in 2007 with FA Cup Final. It is a home for Tottenham Hotspur FC.
The Location: London, England
Seating Capacity: 90,310
4. Rose Bowl Stadium
Only stadium that can attend from the United States. Also, one of the oldest that there is. It was first constructed in 1922. Later, it went periodical renovations on 1928, 1949, 1982, 1998, 2015. It is a home for UCLA Bruins. The record attendance was on 1973 with the Rose Bowl.
The Location: Pasadena, United States
Seating Capacity: 92,542
3. FNB Stadium
This is the largest stadium in South Africa. It was constructed in 1989 and went periodical renovations on 2006-2009. This stadium is a home for Kaizer Chiefs FC. The renovation has changed the old stadium entirely.
The Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Seating Capacity: 94,736
2. Camp Nou
Nou Estadi del Futbol Club Barcelona (aka Camp Nou) is without a doubt the most famous soccer stadium. It was constructed in 1957. Later it went renovations on 1980 and 1994. The stadium also has separate sections for VIP, business, and press. The maximum capacity of 120,000 supporters was reached for the World Cup 1982.
The Location: Barcelona, Camp Nou
Seating Capacity: 99,354
1. Rungrado May Day Stadium
Well, at last, the stadium of the biggest capacity. The stadium was constructed in 1989. Later it had a renovation in 2014. The record attendance was 190,000 supporter in 1995 for a wrestling game. In addition to that, the roof of the stadium covers 94,000 square meters.
The Location: Pyongyang, North Korea
Seating Capacity: 150,000