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10 Largest Football Stadiums In The World (part 3)

Wembley Stadium (England): Top largest football field in the world

Wembley is a very familiar name to any football fan. Especially the fans who regularly follow the English Premier League, European Cup, etc.Wembley Stadium is also the place where many of the top matches in history.

The England National Football Team’s home ground can accommodate up to 90,000 spectators. And it is on the list of the largest football stadiums in the world. Many fans also nominate Wembley as one of the largest football fields in the world.

At the present time, Wembley is considered one of the most modern football fields in the world. Not surprisingly, Wembley invested $ 1.1 billion in remodeling from 2002 to 2007.

In addition to the time of the football matches, Wembley is also used to serve other entertainment needs. For example, organize concerts of top singers in the world.

Gelora Bung Karno Stadium (Indonesia): Huge capacity

Located in the capital of Jakata, Gelora Bung Karno Stadium is one of the largest football stadiums in the world. It has a capacity of up to 88,083 spectators and is currently home to the Indonesian team.

Gelora Bung Karno was built and put into use in 1962, capital raised from the Soviet Union. At the time, it was one of the largest football fields in the world.

Due to being located in the heart of Indonesia, Gelora Bung Karno Stadium is a frequent visit to big clubs. Typically, Chelsea or MU when they organize an Asian tour.

Borg El Arab Stadium (Egypt): Modern and luxurious

Borg El Arab of Egypt is also one of the most modern football fields in the world. At the same time it is also the largest stadium in Egypt and the second largest in Africa. The capacity of Borg El Arab amounted to 86,000 spectators.

Borg El Arab Stadium was put into use in 2007 with the hope of helping Egypt win the right to host the 2010 World Cup. However, this plan failed when South Africa was the country to win.

Besides the function of organizing matches, Borg El Arab is also the venue for Olympic sports. However, the geographical reason, even though it is the world’s largest football field, Borg El Arab is not the home of Egypt.

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New Olympic Stadium in Tokyo Is Made of Wood

The New National Stadium of Japan is where the opening and closing ceremonies will take place and some competitions such as athletics, football of the Summer Olympics 2020. Nearly 2,000 cubic meters of wood from 47 provinces and cities were used to build this stadium.

Tokyo’s new national stadium was inaugurated in December 2019 after three years of construction, with a total construction cost of about $ 1.4 billion. The stadium will host the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. In addition, it will also be used for football matches and other athletics competitions.

Built on the base of the old national stadium, which was once used for the Omlympic Tokyo 1964, the new stadium has 5 floors and 2 underground floors with a lot of greenery around. This is a project designed by architect Kengo Kuma, who is famous for combining natural materials in his works.

Sharing with CNN, architect Kengo Kuma said the stadium was inspired by the architecture of Japanese Edo-era temples and nature. The Olympic Games have always been a symbol of the times, so with the 2020 Olympics, they want to create a work that expresses people’s thoughts about the environment and the earth. So they thought that the best material in this era would be wood.

The outdoor columns of the stadium are inspired by Gojunoto temple at Horyuji temple, the oldest wooden building that has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

On the 5th floor of the building, there is an outdoor walkway named Grove of the Sky with benches, flowers and trees on a height of about 30 m, stretching 850 m around the yard. This area will be open to the public on non-contest days or events. From here, people can zoom in to see the city, even Mount Fuji if the weather is nice.

With a capacity of 68,000 people, the stadium is designed in an oval shape with a roof made of steel and laminated wood that allows air to circulate easily, because the summer in Tokyo is very hot.

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Stadium Roof Collapses in St. Petersburg, Russia

A large roof of the SKK Peterburgsky yard in St. Petersburg in Russia, undergoing repair, suddenly collapsed on the evening of Friday (January 31, Russia time), killing one worker and another lost in ruins.

The worker was half-finished on the roof when the building began to collapse in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The Peterburgsky SKK is a sports and concert complex, in the demolition phase to rebuild. However, the accident happened between about 2 workers at work, and recorded by security cameras when the roof was able to collapse a worker trying to escape by escaping into a ladder. machine, while the other person has fallen. Therefore, when the roof collapsed, one worker was killed, the other escaped into an elevator currently rescued by the rescue team in the crumbling building.

Emergency Ministry officials in St. Petersburg later confirmed that the dead worker, Matvei Kucherov, was caught in a cable while escaping and in an accident. He is just 29 years old.

The official added that the cause of the accident, when the two workers were working, was to carry out the dismantling of the iron bars to complete the demolition of the roof of the stadium before the reconstruction work began. However, unfortunately an incident occurred that feared that the fixed cables were broken causing the structure of the roof to weaken and collapse causing an unfortunate accident.

Peterburgsky SKK was built in 1980 to serve the Moscow Olympic Games. This field was completely closed last August for demolition, and rebuilt for the hockey world championships held in 2023.

A similar incident occurred at Grolsch Veste Stadium in the Netherlands nine years ago. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon, while engineers and workers are working on renovating the yard. Two bars supporting the roof behind the goal were bent and caused the roof to collapse.

Due to serious injuries, a 31-year-old male victim died shortly after the incident. Shortly after, according to Tubantia, another 24-year-old male victim died at the hospital. In addition, there were 15 others injured.

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10 Largest Football Stadiums In The World (part 1)

The largest football stadium in the world today is the stadium of North Korea. It is the largest football field in the world. In fact, the stadium is the mecca of a football team and an immortal symbol of a nation. Here are the top 10 largest, most beautiful and most modern stadiums in the world. Surely they will make you amazed at the immense!

Rungrado May Day (North Korea) – The largest football stadium in the world

The largest football stadium in the world today is Rungrado May Day Stadium. It is the home ground of the Korean soccer team. Rungrado May Day can accommodate up to 150,000 people. Rungrado May Day Stadium is rarely used to organize football matches. Instead, it is often used in military parades or apprentices.

This is also considered one of the most modern football fields in the country. When the parades were held, the place that attracted the most attention was the stands of Rungrado May Day. Because that is where the focus of the cheerleading pictures, stickers of different colors, with thousands of people sitting in the audience.

Camp Nou (Spain): Beautiful and large football field

Camp Nou is considered the pride of the Spanish people. Because besides Tigui – Taqua, they also have one of the largest football stadiums in the world.

Camp Nou can accommodate up to 99,354 spectators. In the history of football matches, the Camp Nou used to hold a maximum of 121,749 spectators. However, after the repair and upgrade process, Camp Nou Studium is currently only available as it is now. However, it is still listed as one of the largest football fields in the world.

According to information from the Barcelona management, they have spent 600 million euros to upgrade the Camp Nou with a capacity of 105,000 seats. The project is expected to be completed in the 2020-2021 season.

Estadio Azteca (Mexico): Capacity of 95,500 people

Estadio Azteca is located in the bustling Mexico City. This is the home of the Mexican national team and America Club. This stadium can accommodate up to 95,500 spectators. A special feature is that Estadio Azteca is also the first football field in the world to hold 2 World Cup finals in history.

In addition to the world’s third-largest audience capacity, Estadio Azteca also had the opportunity to witness the special event “The Hand of God.” That’s when Diego Maradona scored for Argentina against England at the 1986 World Cup.