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Why can’t people build stadiums in Italy? (Part 1)

Italy has no shortage of romantic football stories, from individual players, rich traditional clubs whose stories have been passed down for generations to iconic stadiums.

But at the end of 2020, the outdated facilities, the crumbling brick floor and the uncomfortable view from the stands are still part of the fans’ experience coming to the football field. Only four clubs have their own stadiums: Juventus, Udinese, Sassuolo and Atalanta. The remainder attempted to modernize or build their own ‘soccer sanctuary’, but were all thwarted by a combination of rigid bureaucracy and decision-making at speed. cow turtle. A report earlier this year found that 93% of the stadiums of Italy’s three highest leagues were owned by the government. The average age of these courtyards is 63 years, of which 42% are not equipped with roof.


To understand why the situation is so bad, we have to go back thirty years to the 1990 Italian Summer.

The country’s first boot-shaped World Cup since 1934 sparked a super project to build and renovate stadiums across the country. Exactly only two newly built stadiums are the Stadio delle Alpi in Turin and the Stadio San Nicola in Bari, but the rest are significantly upgraded to host the World Cup.

The San Siro is the most notable example: an additional stand was added to increase capacity, the roof was fitted and the iconic circular concrete blocks to this day. The Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Luigi Ferratis in Genoa, San Paolo in Naples and Artemio Franchi in Florence are also in the category of major upgrades.

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Emirates – Fortress of victories

Emirates – Fortress of victories

With a capacity of 60,355 people, Emirates is the second largest football field in the UK after Old Trafford of MU and third largest in the UK.
Emirates, formerly known as Ashburton Grove, is located in Holloway, London. The yard opened in July 2006. The former name Ashburton Grove was named after the street in which the stadium was located. Then, in October 2004, the stadium was renamed Emirates after an airline in the UK.

The stadium looks like a bowl with four floors, including the roof. The pitch design team is the leading architects of HOK Sport (now renamed Populous), AYH construction consultant, and engineering firm Buro Happold.
The pitch is 105 meters long and 68 meters wide, while Arsenal’s Highbury home is only 100 meters long and 66.7 meters wide. The players’ tunnels to the pitch and the main cameras of the TV stations hidden on the sidelines are designed and built exactly like Highbury before.

The away team fans were seated in the southeast corner of the field, the lower row of seats. This area ranges from 1,500 to 4,500 seats behind the south golf bridge, and on the floor directly above the course management can also provide an additional 4,500 seats to the away team fans, depending on the match. match.

The upper floors leave plenty of open space at the corners for the stadium, and the pitch roof is slanted diagonally inwards.

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Anfield – Liverpool’s home stadium with impressive numbers

Anfield Stadium is a famous stadium in the world which is also a destination that millions of football fans want to set foot in once in their life. This is the place to witness many historic matches and are quite large soccer tournaments in the world. If you are a fan of Liverpool, then surely you cannot help but know this stadium because it is Liverpool’s home ground. Join us to learn about Anfield as well as the impressive numbers of Liverpool’s home field.


Introducing Anfield pitch
Anfield Stadium was built in 1984, is a football stadium located in Anfield, Liverpool city, Merseyside, England. This is also the stadium of Liverpool football club. Anfield Stadium is divided into 4 parts including Spion Kop, Anfield stand, Sir Kenny Dalgish stand and Anfield Street stand.
This is a UEFA stadium, and is the place where many international football matches take place. When it was first built, people also used Anfield for boxing and tennis matches.
Besides information about this beautiful stadium, you can see information about the legendary Liverpool legend in the fans’ hearts.The Centenary stands was originally named Kemlyn Road and was given this name after its expansion. This stand can accommodate up to 11 762 people on the upper floor and 6814 on the lower floor. The original Kop stands were roofless with a capacity of 30,000 people, then a canopy was added in 1928.

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The renowed Old Trafford of MU – the stadium of dreams (part 02)

MU Stadium was officially published in 1910. The construction cost is extremely large which is up to 60,000 pounds. In the years 1911 and 1915, this “Theater of Dreams” was chosen as the venue to host the FA Cup final match.
In 1996, Old Trafford hosted the Euro semi-finals in England. Currently, this stadium has always been the venue for many big soccer matches, attracting a lot of fans.
Old Trafford – The home ground of the Red Devils of Manchester
MU is a rich traditional team. The achievement of the dense team stood out in the land of fog. Old Trafford Stadium has always been the place to witness the most passionate and exciting football atmosphere in the Premier League.
This 100-year-old stadium has witnessed MU’s entire development. Old Trafford has been associated with the Manchester red devil since birth. So far, this place has attracted many world tourists who want to visit, admire and enjoy the top match at this yard.
Size of Old Trafford stadium
After getting a clue of the general information as well as the history of the yard, let’s come to the specific parameters of this famous Old Trafford yard size.
Design details of Old Trafford
MU’s stadium is 105 × 68 (m) in size with FIFA standards. The design of the courtyard includes a covered sitting stands. 3 open-faced standing stands are also fitted with a flat roof. The sturdy support post is designed below.

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The renowed Old Trafford of MU – the stadium of dreams (to be continued)

MU’s Stadium, which gets the name of Old Trafford, is known to be one of the most modern stadiums in the world. This is considered as one of the most famous football stadiums in the world. Being known as the “theater of dreams”, this stadium always attracts various visitors to come and spectate fantastic plays. Let’s get to know some interesting facts and more insightful details about this renowned football field!
Overall image about MU stadium


The name Old Trafford has been associated with the history of formation and development of MU. This place has undergone many ups and downs and heroic achievements of MU. Here, readers, join us to find out the most general information about Manchester United Stadium. Thereby you can get a better understanding of this famous old football field.
Introducing the Old Trafford stadium
Old Trafford is the home stadium of the famous English football club Manchester United. Old Trafford’s capacity is up to 75,635 people. This is the second largest football field in the United Kingdom, just stands behind Wembley and ranked the 9th in Europe.

Old Trafford has never dropped its name from the list of the world’s most modern, most beautiful, large-scale stadiums. This stadium is also known as the “Theater of Dreams”.
This name was coined by the legendary Bobby Charlton for the pitch. This is the place where many extravagant football events take place. It can be said that this stadium witnesses the daily development of the Manchester United team. Every time the red devil of Manchester plays, Old Trafford is fullfilled with the red color of MU fans.

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Anfield Stadium – The home of Liverpool

Anfield Stadium is a football stadium in Anfield, Liverpool city, Merseyside, England. Built in 1884, it has been the home ground for the Liverpool club since the football team was founded in 1892. Originally it was built on the purpose of being the home ground of Everton from 1884 to 1891 before they moved to Goodison Park after a controversy with the club president.

  1. General
    The pitch is divided into four sections: Spion Kop, Main Stand, Sir Kenny Dalglish (Sir Kenny Dalglish Stand, formerly known as Centenary Stand) and Anfield Road stands (Anfield Road), with the total capacity of approximately 54,074, making it the 7th largest football stadium in England. The record in terms of participation, which at that time was up to 61,905 fans was set in the 1952 match between Liverpool and Wolverhampton Wanderers. The stadium was reduced in capacity in 1994 due to the Taylor Report.

Some of the stadium’s famous buildings with the special structure of two gates named after two former Liverpool coaches Bob Paisley Gate and Bill Shankly Gate. There is also a statue of Shankly on the outside of the stadium. The yard is 3 km from Liverpool Lime Street train station. It was first intended that in 2002 it would be replaced by a new stadium next to Stanley Park. However, after Fenway Sports Group acquired Liverpool F.C. in 2010, the plan did not turn out to be real.

Anfield is a UEFA stadium which has been chosen to host many international matches, including those from England. The court was also used in the Euro 1996 finals. It was originally used in many activities, such as boxing matches and tennis.

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Qatar launches a new special stadium for the 2022 World Cup

Qatar has introduced to the general public its latest stadium that has just been completed for the ultimate round of the 2022 World Cup, which the country will host. In a web presentation on June 16, Qatar presented to the general public the newest stadium that has just been completed for the ultimate round of the 2022 World Cup which this nation will become the host this year. They also considered the event a present exclusively for those serving on the front lines within the fight against the epidemic of 1 of the foremost dangerous pandemics namely COVID-19. This Education City stadium with a capacity of 40,000 is exhaled as a ‘diamond within the desert’. this is often the third venue to be ready for the 2022 World Cup, while 5 other constructions are still under construction. As planned, the Al Rayyan stadium with a capacity of 40,000 people, and therefore the 60,000-seat Al Bayt Stadium are going to be completed by the top of this year. Speaking at this online event, World Football Federation (FIFA) president Gianni Infantino expressed his will to a soon phase of your time when football matches can return to an equivalent animated atmosphere, rather than this currently gloomy atmosphere when the spectators aren’t allowed to enter the stadium thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. He stressed: ‘We must not forget to place the very first priority on health. In some parts of the planet, we could have looked forward to a far better future. In other places, however, we still got to be extremely cautious, strong, and united. At this moment, the new stadium in Education City reminds us that football will return and satisfy more passion than ever before.”

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Top 8 largest sports events in the world (part 02)

FIFA World Cup

Introduction: The second biggest sporting event is the World Cup is the national team competition organized by the FIFA World Cup. The World Cup is held every four years since the tournament opened in 1930, except in 1942 and in 1946 it was not held because of World War II. The most current competition rules allow 32 teams to compete in the final round, and qualifiers are held throughout the previous three years to determine which teams will participate in the final round. However, in October 2016, FIFA president Gianni Infantino supported 48 teams to participate in the final in 2026, and as of January 10, 2017, FIFA confirmed that the 2026 World Cup would have 48 competition teams. World Cup is a sporting event that attracts the attention of many people around the world, including both men and women.

Prize: The winner will receive a golden trophy with a statue of the winning goddess Nike. However, after 4 times winning the championship, the trophy of the goddess of victory was permanently awarded to the Brazilian team, after which FIFA placed a new cup named “FIFA World Cup”, which was merely made of real gold, 36.5 cm high, 6,175 kg weighs, worth 20,000 USD, the trophy has a picture of two young men holding their hands to support the ball.
UEFA Champions League
Introduction: The UEFA Champions League was originally known as the European Champion Clubs’ Cup or the European Cup, which has been a European club championship football tournament, held since 1955 for top European football clubs. This is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world and the most prestigious football club in European football.

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Top 8 largest sports events in the world (to be continued)

Olympics
Introduction: The Olympic Games are one of the largest international sporting events, including competitions in both summer and winter. Annually thousands of different athletes around the world register to participate in the competition. The tournament’s logo consists of 5 circles with 5 different colors representing 5 continents: yellow of Asia, blue of Europe, black of Africa, blue of Oceania, red of America, 5 interlocking circles symbolize the spirit of equality, solidarity between countries and continents.

Olympic is the top 1 competition in the world with the participation of more than 200 countries. The Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics will be held every two years (on even years). More than 13,000 athletes compete in 33 different sports and nearly 400 competitions. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners respectively. During the past 50 years, the Olympics have had the three most costly events: the Summer Summer Olympics. 1976, held in Montreal, Canada, the 1992 Summer Olympics held in Barcelona, ​​Spain and the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London, England.

Through a survey by an international broadcasting company, about 19.2 to 35.8 million viewers from the first days of the Olympics were held. The Olympics have had a great influence on the world, in which the host countries have more opportunities to promote their countries more widely.
Prizes: In each competition category, prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place with the corresponding medals: gold, silver and bronze.

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Argentina and the fear of height in La Paz’s stadium

Not only Argentina but also many teams in South America have had to be terrified many times when they took part in La Paz’s stadium in Bolivia. This is a long-standing stadium with an altitude of 3,600m above sea level with thin air, many football teams could not get used to this kind of weather as well as the climate then soon be exhausted.

However, Bolivia did not take advantage of this for a long time because the South American teams are quite experienced.
Argentina is probably the team that felt the most terrible horror of this dangerous La Paz because they have rarely been able to win every time they come here. Remember at Maradona’s World Cup 2010 qualifier, Argentina lost painfully 1-6 and they were really close to saying goodbye to this tournament if they did not successfully defeated Peru 2-1 in the decisive match.
Maradona once said that the unusual climatic conditions in La Paz quickly made most of the football players exhausted. And when being tired of playing, no one can play at their full energy. Meanwhile, Bolivia is quite familiar with this weather condition and always plays well in La Paz.

Being built in the capital La Paz, the Hernando Siles stadium’s capacity is 41,000 spectators. At 3,657 meters above sea level, this is one of the tallest stadiums in the world. FIFA used to ban this stadium from organizing matches during the World Cup qualifiers in 2007 because the thin atmosphere here made it difficult for the players and the visitors. They often fall into a state of lack of oxygen to breathe. However, after the Bolivian government’s strong reaction, FIFA had to cancel the decision.