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Top 10 Biggest Soccer Stadiums
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Top 10 Biggest Soccer Stadiums 

Have you ever visited one of these Soccer Stadiums? Check them out!

10- Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia

Year of construction: 1962.

Capacity: 88,306 spectators.

Gelora bung karno stadium

9- Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran

Meaning of the name: Freedom

Capacity: 90,000 spectators.

Azadi Stadium

8- Wembley Stadium, London, England

Remodeled for: The 2012 London Olympics

Capacity: 90,000 spectators.

Wembley Stadium

7- Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California

Year of construction: Between 1922 and 1923.

Facts: It is used for the practice of college football, but it was also the scene of the 1994 World Cup final in the United States.

Capacity: 92,542 spectators.

Rose Bowl Stadium

6- Soccer City Stadium, South Africa

Official name: FNB Stadium

Opening date: 1989.

Facts: It hosted the final of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Capacity: 94,736 spectators.

Soccer City Stadium

5- Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain

Opening date: 24 September 1957

Capacity: 99,354 spectators

Camp Nou

4- Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia

Year of construction: 1853.

Year of remodelling: 1999.

Facts: This stadium was used in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. Cricket, football and Australian soccer are played here.

Capacity: 100,024 spectators.

Melbourne Cricket Ground

3- Azteca Stadium, Mexico City, Mexico

Opening date: 29 May 1966.

Capacity: 105,064 spectators.

Facts: It was used as a stage for two World Cup finals.

12 September 1999: General view of a sold-out Azteca Stadium, during week five game of the 1999 winter tournament of Mexican soccer. America defeats Guadalajara 2-0.

2- Salt Lake Stadium, outside Calcutta, India

Facts: Home of Atletico Kolkata, Atletico de Madrid’s franchise in India.

Capacity: 120,000 spectators.

Salt Lake Stadium India

1- Rungnado May Day Stadium, Pyonyang, North Korea

Opening date: 1 May 1989.

Capacity: 150,000 spectators.

Rungnado May Day Stadium

Featured photo by Ken Russo on Unsplash

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