5 Best Football Stadiums in the World.

Football is the most popular sport in the world. Not only people in the stadiums, but also hundreds of millions of people at their TV screens follow the live football games enthusiastically. Some legendary stadiums are almost sacred places for some fans, where professional football is played at the very highest level. In this article, we present the five best football stadiums in the world.

Camp Nou – Spain

If you want to watch the famous tiki-taka football of FC Barcelona, then Camp Nou is the place to be. This huge stadium in the Spanish city of Barcelona has a capacity of more than 80,000 seats and attracts fans of the legendary club FC Barcelona in huge amount to the games. Over the last decade, who wouldn't of wanted to watch Lionel Messi and his comrades play for the Spanish championship or the Champions League?

Camp Nou - Interior (2005)

Old Trafford - Great Britain

Manchester United is one of the most successful and biggest football clubs in the world. Located in the metropolitan city of Manchester, Old Trafford has been the home ground of this traditional club for many decades. The stadium was completed in 1910, and now has a capacity of more than 75,000. Various national and international matches have taken place in this stadium over the past decades. And they have contributed to making Old Trafford one of the legendary stadiums in International football.

Wembley Stadium - Great Britain

Wembley Stadium is one of the most famous stadiums in the world. The new version of this legendary stadium, originally opened in 1923, has almost 90,000 seats. With construction costs of 1.2 billion euros, it is among the most expensive stadiums of all time. Construction began in July 2003 and was completed in March 2007. Wembley Stadium is the home of the English national football team.

In the year it was opened, it hosted their qualifying matches for the 2008 European Championships - such as the England vs Russia match on September 12, 2007 in front of 86,106 spectators. In 2011 and 2013, Wembley hosted the UEFA Champions League finals. In the 2017/18 season, Tottenham Hotspur played its home games at Wembley Stadium due to the new construction of White Hart Lane. At the 2021 European Football Championship, which was postponed by a year due to the corona pandemic, the stadium was the venue for a total of seven matches.

Allianz Arena - Germany

Fans of German football must be familiar with the Allianz Arena. The stadium was originally a joint project of FC Bayern and TSV 1860 Munich and impresses with its modern architecture. After opening in 2005, both clubs initially played their home games there. For the 2006 FIFA World Cup, the stadium hosted six games, including the opening match between Germany and Costa Rica.

In July 2017, TSV 1860 withdrew from the stadium project and the Allianz Arena became the sole home of FC Bayern Munich from then on. With more than 65,000 seats, it may not be the largest stadium in Germany, but it is definitely one of the most beautiful. And if you are a fan of FC Bayern and appreciate players like Manuel Neuer, Thomas Müller, Sven Ulreich, Sané or Robert Lewandowski, you are definitely in the right place.

Aztec Stadium – Mexico

Mexico is also home to a legendary football stadium. The Azteca Stadium in Mexico City holds more than 87,000 spectators. However, the record is 119,185 spectators at a national match between Mexico and Brazil in 1968. In February 1993, there were even more than 132,000 people in this stadium. However, this was a boxing match between Julio Cesar Chavez and Greg Haugen. The football-loving South Americans definitely have a gem on their continent with this stadium.

Conclusion

There are many impressive football stadiums in the world. The five mentioned here not only impress with their outstanding architecture, but have already gifted football fans with many historic moments. A visit to one of these stadiums should be on every football fan's must-do list. If you are a big football fan and like to bet on your favorite teams and superstars, then you must remain updated with latest football news. Check out InfoStriker’s live odds comparison and latest football news.