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LIST OF STADIUMS WITH THE MOST SPECTACULAR VIEW OF THE WORLD

These stadiums are nowhere near as classy and superior as Nou Camp or Wembley, however, these are outstanding with the breath-taking beautiful rounded scenery. 

Any players or football fans knows, or at least hear about some stadiums such as 

Nou Camp, Wembley or San Siro thanks to its magnificent appearance and great services. However, hardly do they know that all around the world, there are still a lot of other football stadiums which the scenery around them is absolutely spectacular which is known as such a gift of nature. Below is top 10 stadiums like that.

Stadion Gospin Dolac Stadium, Croatia

Just being a top 3 ranked stadium in Croatia, however, it is obvious that NK Imotski has its right to be proud of its stadium with such spectacular view around. Stadion Gospin Dolac stadium featuring the capacity of up to 4.000 people, is located on the verge of a cliff with the remained scenery of an ancient city.

Eidi Stadium, Faroe archipelago

Eidi stadium is located in the Faroe archipelago, which is renowned for the gorgeous, romantic view as being arounded by the sea. This stadium belongs to 1 amateur-professional club in Faroe.

Estadi Comunal d’Andorra la Vella Stadium, Andorra

Being the smallest-sized football team in Europe, Andorra has have any remarkably good competition titles in the international field, however, they can still be proud with the Estadi Comunal d’Andorra la Vella stadium.

This football stadium is located in the Pyreness highland, only featuring the capacity of 1.000 seats, however is outstanding with the gorgeous natural view. 

Tórsvøllur stadium, Faroe archipelago

Tórsvøllur stadium is the home stadium of  Faroe archipelago national football team. This has welcomed a lot of famous football teams coming to compete for the stage rounds of World Cup and Europe.

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BARCA SELL THE PERMISSION TO RENAME CAMP NOU STADIUM FOR THE FIRST TIME THROUGHOUT THE HISTORY

The Barca organizing department is trying to find out a suitable partner for selling the permission to rename Camp stadium within the period of 1 year. The sum gained from this deal will all be donated to every campaigns to prevent Covid-19 by Barca Club.

The organizers of Barca confirmed to donate all the money gained from the renaming Camp Nou during 1 year to prevent the outbreak and spread of worldwide pandemic. Camp Nou is the biggest stadium in Europe with the capacity of 99.000 seats. Since being constructed and published in 1957, the stadium has never had any sponsor.

In an interview with AP, Vice-president Jordi Cardoner shared: “We wanted to send out a message to all the world that this will be the first time that someone’s name become the official name of such a fantastic stadium like Camp Nou. The revenue gained from this will be directly sent to people all over the world, not only Barcelona.”

“We came up with this idea in an emergency situation. We thought that Barca need to make such a quick reaction, bring the precious Camp Nou along the journey of overcoming this awful pandemic with the rest of world.”, he said.

Barca has made up the plan of renaming this stadium since the 2023-2024 season. The present champion La Liga is looking forward to gaining around 300 million euro in advance for a contract lasting 25 years. This sum will be used to upgrade the stadium as well as other facilities.

However, Cardoner claimed that selling the permission to rename Camp Nou stadium during the next year will be done independently and the deal will expire after 25 years as previously planned.

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3. Michigan Stadium (America)

Gotting the nickname as “The Big House” with the large capacity of 107.601 seats, Michigan stadium is the third biggest stadium and is also the home pitch of the American football team “The Wolverines”, belonging to Michigan university. 

The stadium was constructed in 1927 with the main purpose of hosting tournaments of The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). It is obvious that this biggest American stadium is also the revenue which many international football matches have taken part in during summers.

This “giant” stadium has been chosen to host a lot of International Champions Cup seasons and welcome many top-ranked football teams and clubs around the world. For instance, Man United and Real Madrid faced each other in International Cup 2014, which drew more than 109.000 spectators to head for the stadium during this match. This is also recognized as the most crowded match in the world throughout the history.

4. Salt Lake Stadium (Kolkata, India)

Being constructed in 1984, Salt Lake stadium features the preliminary capacity of up to 120.000 people, which makes it become the largest stadium in India and the second one in the world. In 1997, more than 137.000 people had rushed to the pitch to spectate the final of the India Super League between Mohun Bagan and South Bengal.

The stadium was upgraded in 2011, which restricted the seats to be around 85.000 seats and it was also the chosen revenue to hold World Cup U17 in 2017. The England U17 got the trophy as the champion at this tournament after successfully defeating U17 Spain with the score of 5-2.

5. Estadio Azteca (Mexico City, Mexico):

Estádio Azteca,the home pitch of America Cruz Azul club và and Mexico national football team, is one of the most renowned football stadiums in the world, which hosted 2 seasons of World Cup, in 1970 and 1986.

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TOP MOST UNIQUE STADIUMS AROUND THE WORLD WHICH MAY BLOW YOUR MIND (TO BE CONTINUED)

Standing in the list of the most unique stadiums around the world might be the Rungrado 1st of May stadium with the shocking capacity of up to 150.000 seats, or the semicircle shaped Kaohsiung stadium utilizing sun power to operate, or Azteca stadium, where Maradona created his unforgettable mark with “the goal of decade”..

China is going to have the most expensive stadium of the world with the capacity of up to 100.000 spectators in Guangzhou, Spain owns one of the most prestigious stadium – Nou Camp, Bernabeu while Brazil used to have the largest stadium – Maracana in the world… However, these stadiums being listed below might be new to many football fans.

  1. Rungrado Stadium 1-5 (Pyongyang, North Korea)

With the capacity of up to 150.000 spectators, Rungrado Stadium is the largest stadium in the world, which is the home pitch of the national North Korean team. This stadium features an impressive magnolia-petal-shaped top, apart from sports and football events, this is also where numerous music and entertaining shows or parades took place during important days of the nation.  

  1. Kaohsiung Stadium (Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China)

Not being on the list of top largest stadiums all around the world with the capacity of only 55.000 seats, however, the national Kaohsiung stadium – designed and constructed by the Japanese architect Toyo Ito – is definitely the most gorgeous and well-constructed stadium, which features great view.

The semicircle construction of Kaohsiung stadium makes itself unique and outstanding from the normal, easy-to-be-seen stadiums around the world. This is also the first stadium in the world to totally run on the alternative power, which is sun power.

Kaohsiung stadium was built on purpose of hosting World Games 2009, and nowadays, tens of thousands spectators can come and enjoy the most fantastic football plays in here.

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TOP 04 BIGGEST SPORTS EVENTS OF THE WORLD

  1. Olympic Games 

Olympic Games takes place once in 4 years. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is the organization department which take full Olympics responsibility and has the right to entitle different nations to host each Olympics season. Olympic Games is such an extravagant sports which appeals the participation from almost all over the world nations. Therefore, the attraction of this sports event has always been huge. This is the biggest sports event in the world. Olympic Games has a long story of more than 100 years organizing and its spirit origins from ancient Greek sports competition.

2. FIFA FIFA World Cup

FIFA FIFA World Cup is another well-known sports event taking place once in 4 years. Being the champion of FIFA World Cup is the shared goal of any national football teams, therefore it has always been a harsh competition for every player. FIFA World Cup was firstly held in 1930 and since then, the worldwide football fans have the chance to witness the most interesting and competitive championship 32 times.

3. UEFA Champions League

UEFA Champions League is a football championship taking place in Europe. Taking part in the championship are 32 Europe clubs and they have to compete throughout the long period of several months to earn the most prestigious title. 

4. The Formula One Race Tournament

The Formula One Race is a professional car racing tournament which takes place all year round on different revenues of various nations around the world. The popularity of this sports was so enormous that all Grand Prix tournaments being held attract million spectators. At the very first stage, Formula One Race only took place on several races of a few nations. However, nowadays, you can come up with F1 taking place on almost any nations of the world.

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CHINA BUILT THE MOST EXPENSIVE STADIUM IN THE WORLD, NURTURE THE WORLD CUP DREAM

Guangzhou Evergrande (Guangzhou) football team, which is one of the strongest football clubs in China, has started the construction of their brand new stadium. This stadium is reported to cost the most enormous sum of investment throughout the worldwide football’s history.

Even though it has yet got an official name, the Guangzhou Evergrande organization department has revealed that this stadium’s capacity will be 10.000 seats with the total cost of up to 1,7 billion USD. The construction of the stadium is predicted to be finished in 2020. Just some unfolded numbers above are enough to express how extravagant this stadium will be.

One of the most expensive stadium of the world

This new stadium of Guangzhou Evergrande Club will not the top 1 worldwide stadium regarding of the size and capacity. On the top of the present list is Rungrado 1st of May Stadium belonging to North Korea with the capacity of 150.000 seats.

After being finished, this stadium of Guangzhou club will be as large-scale as the Melbourne Cricket stadium, which ranked 2th on the list of the worldwide largest stadiums – surpass the legend Nou Camp of Barca (99.354 seats).

An important step for China on the race to be World Cup host

“This will be a construction with the viewing to upgrading China’s architecture to another level, which can be considered as superior as the Opera House in Sydney or Burj Khalifa in Dubai.” – The President of Evergrande Xia Haijun made statement.

The stadium will be designed with a lotus shape, which is expected to be super gorgeous and more extravagant than the Beijing National Stadium being published in 2008.

This stadium will play an important part on the race to make China become the host of World Cup 2034.

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4. Azadi Stadium –  Iran, the capacity: 95.225 seats

Being taken into practice sin 1973 by Iran, Azadi Stadium was really close to be chosen as the official revenue of hosting the 1984 Olympic. However, because of some complex political reasons so this Islamic nation lost its right of hosting this prestigious sports event.  

3. Estadio Azteca – Mexico, the capacity: 95.500 seats

Being the home pitch of the Mexico National Football team and America Club, therefore, it is a easy-to-understand thing that Estadio Azteca stadium located in crowded Mexico City.

Apart from having an enormous capacity, this stadium also makes great impression on others as it was where the “Hand of god” event took place. This was the quarter-final of World Cup 1986, when Diego Maradona, an Argentinian footballer scored an illegal goal into the England goal. 

This is the first stadium on the world has the honor to host 2 finals of World Cup throughout the history.

2. Camp Nou – Spanish, the capacity: 99.354 seats

Apart from the famous tiqui-taqua football, Cules must also be proud as they own one of the biggest stadiums on the world. Throughout the history, Camp Nou stadium used to have the capacity of up to 121.749 seats, however after 3 times of repairing and upgrading, its capacity has been down to 99.354 seats as nowadays.

1. Rungrado May Day Stadium – North Korea, the capacity: 150.000 seats

Being the home pitch of North Korea National Team, however, it is strange that there have been a few football matches being held on this stadium. Instead, it has often been used for army aims such as parades. Rungrado May Day Stadium is considered as the biggest and most modern construction of North Korea.

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7. Wembley Stadium – England, the capacity: 90.000 seats

The Wembley stadium may not be a strange name to many worldwide football fans as this is the hosting pitch of England National Football Team and also the revenue where many legendary matches take place such as Champions League Final or FA Cup. 

Wembley Stadium – especially with the view from high above. 

Wembley Stadium was reconstructed throughout the period from 2002 to 2007 with the enormous total cost of up to 757 million pounds (1,1 billion USD). Thus, being the most modern and impressive stadium in the world at that time is not a hard-to-understand thing for the Wembley Stadium of England.

Located in the West of London capital so apart from holding the greatest football matches, the Wembley Stadium is also where melodious concerts of top 1st worldwide singers, musicians have taken place.

6. The Rose Bowl – America, the capacity: 92.542 seats 

Located in Pasadena, The Rose Bowl is the stadium that has the largest capacity in America, however, it is the public pitch but not the home pitch of the American National Football Team or any specific Club. 

The most impressive and outstanding match being taken place in Rose Bowl Stadium is the final of World Cup 1994. Apart from this remarkable match, The Rose Bowl is often chosen to hold friendly matches or an American football match.

5. FNB Stadium – Nam Phi, the capacity: 94.736 seats

Located in Johannesburg city, FNB Stadium is the largest stadium in South Africa and also Africa on the whole. Being established in 1989, with the other name as ”Soccer City”, FNB Stadium has been upgraded in 2008 to host World Cup 2010.

After World Cup 2010 came to a halt, this has been South Africa National Football League chose to be the home pitch of Kaizer Chiefs Club.

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Top 10 stadiums below are those biggest stadiums in the world nowadays which can surprise anyone who once starred at them or heard about their extravagance. 

10. Borg El Arab Stadium – Egypt, the capacity: 86.000 seats

Being located in Alexandria city, this is the largest stadium of Egypt and is the second largest stadium in Africa. This is established in 2007 with the view to helping Egypt National Football League have more privileges in the competition of hosting World Cup 2010. However, this intention finally did not come true when South Africa was the one where World Cup 2010 was decided to take place in.

Apart from the mission of holding football matches, Borg EI Arab Stadium is also the favorite venue where Olympic competitions have taken place. Even it is the largest stadium in Egypt, however, not chosen to be the home stadium of Egypt National football team as Borg EI Arab Stadium is 226 km far away from Cairo capital.

9. Bukit Jalil National Stadium – Malaysia, the capacity: 87.411 seats

Being located right in the centre of Kuala Lumpur capital, this is the largest stadium of gorgeous Malaysia. At the very first stage, Bukit Jalil National Stadium was built for the purpose of organizing the “1998 Malaysia national sports tournament”. However, lately, it was chosen to hold both Asian Cup and Sea Games.

Apart from organizing football and sport matches, Bukit Jalil National Stadium was where Disney On Ice takes place yearly.

8. Gelora Bung Karno Stadium – Indonesia, the capacity: 88.083 seats

Being located in the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta, Gelora Bung Karno Stadium is also the home station of Indonesia National Football team. Having been published since 1962 with most of money investment originating from Soviet Union, this was the largest stadium at that time.

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Strange Stadium with A Railway Crossing

The home of the amateur club TJ Tatran Cierny Balog (Slovakia) surprised fans with the train tracks.

The home turf of amateur TJ Tatran Cierny in Slovakia will surprise many fans when there is a rails between the stands and the field. The audience can even witness a train passing by during the game.

Imagine how thrilling your experience will be when you arrive at TJ Tantran Cierny’s stadium, witness a train running along the piste road. This is the only stadium in the world with a railway crossing.

This railway was built in the early 1900s to transport timber from Cierny Balog to Hronec. Later, this railway network expanded and had a length of up to 132,000 km. At the time people built the rail, there was no football field like it is today.

Only later, when the village developed, did they create a local soccer field. Specifically, in 1982, the railway stopped working, but 10 years later, it started running again limited to this railway line, to serve tourists. Čierny Hron railway is currently 17 km long.

When the rail line was started, the movement in Cierny did not appear. Later, the area developed, along with the railway that stopped operating in 1982, a stadium began to be built. However, 10 years later, the railway began to run again as a heritage route for tourists, 17 km long.

This stadium belongs to the local team TJ Tatran Cierny. This is a small game with only 2 stands on the same side. The uniqueness of this locomotive makes it famous and attracts tourists.

However, the Mirror is afraid that whenever a train passes, it will make a loud noise, affecting the players playing, as well as restricting the visibility of the fans in the stands. Meanwhile, the football field belongs to the local TJ Tatran Čierny Balog club. This is just a small stadium, with two stands on one side and open “freedom” on the other.