The biggest soccer stadiums can be found all over the world, from Asia to America and from Europe to Australia.
In this article you will find the 5 biggest soccer stadiums in the world, based on their capacity.
Rungnado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang (North Korea)
The Rungnado May Day Stadium has a capacity of 150,000 people was opened in 1989 and is home to the men’s and women’s national soccer team, although they do not play all their home games in Pyongyang.
Salt Lake Stadium in Bengali (India)
This multi-purpose stadium opened its doors in 1984, is home to the national soccer team of India and has a capacity of 120,000. The Salt Lake Stadium is also the home ground for the local soccer clubs Mohun Bagan A.C., East Bengal F.C., Mohammedan SC and Prayag United S.C.
Estadio Azteca in Mexico City (Mexico)
The Aztec Stadium in Mexico City was opened in 1966, but underwent a renovation in 1985. The stadium capacity is 105,000 and the national team as well as the local team Club America play their home games in Estadio Azteca. This stadium is the only stadium in the world to have hosted two finals of the World Cup Soccer. The finals of the World Cup 1970 and 1986 took place in the Aztec Stadium.
Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne (Australia)
Although the name of the stadium suggests otherwise, soccer is also played in this Melbourne stadium, which has a capacity of 100,000 spectators. Some matches of the Australian national soccer team are played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, while it is also sometimes the venue for friendly games between national teams or club teams.
Camp Nou in Barcelona (Spain)
Camp Nou, the home ground of FC Barcelona since 1957, is one of the most famous stadiums in the world and the biggest soccer stadium in Europe. The stadium was renovated in 1995 and 2008 and has currently a capacity of 99,786 people. Not only FC Barcelona play their matches in Camp Nou, it is also the home ground for the national team of Catalonia.