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BEING OVERWHELMED WITH TOP 10 BIGGEST FOOTBALL STADIUMS IN THE WORLD

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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10 Largest Football Stadiums In The World (part 2)

Azadi Stadium (Iran)

Azadi Stadium was put into use in 1973. It is one of the 10 largest football stadiums in the world. Its capacity is up to 95,225 audience. Azadi had almost won the right to host the 1984 Olympic Games. But for some political reasons, the people of this Muslim nation have not seen this meaningful Olympics.

FNB Stadium (South Africa)

FNB Stadium is located in the city of Johannesburg. This is the largest football stadium in South Africa in particular and Africa in general. FNB is also known as Soccer City and was put into use in 1989. By 2010, Soccer City was renovated to serve the hosting of the 2010 World Cup.

FBN is one of the largest football stadiums in the world. It can accommodate up to 94,736 seats. This is where a lot of important matches played in World Cup history. Especially the rise of the Spanish national football team. Interestingly, after the World Cup ended, Soccer City was “shared” by the South African Football Federation into the home of Kaizer Chiefs Club.

The Rose Bowl (USA)

The Rose Bowl is a stadium located in Pasadena. It is the largest capacity stadium in the United States. However, the special thing is that The Rose Bowl is not the football field of the national team or any football club.

As one of the largest football fields in the world, The Rose Bowl can accommodate up to 92,542 spectators. The largest stadium in the United States has seen the final of the 1994 World Cup. In the absence of the World Cup, this is the place for rugby matches or friendly matches.

Bukit Jalil National Stadium (Malaysia)

Located right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Jalil is Malaysia’s largest stadium. Its capacity reaches 87,411 audience. The original purpose of the construction of this stadium was to organize the All-Sports Games. Song, then it was used to host the Asian Cup
or Sea Games. Besides, Bukit Jalil was also chosen to host the Disney shows. This is a special highlight that attracts people around the world.