Football or soccer is considered the most popular sport in the world. It has simple rules and few essential types of devices that allow it to be played almost anywhere, such as in the beaches, streets, parks, gymnasium and on school grounds. According to FIFA, the world’s football governing body, there were 250 million footballers and more than 1.3 million people interested in the sport in 2000. In the 2010 FIFA World Cup, there were more than 3.2 million viewers watching football on tv. In World Cup 2014, FIFA generated more than $ 1.7 billion in broadcast rights. There, football or soccer is by far the most popular sport in the world that transcends race, culture, gender or age. The game is called the humanity Association. To be included in our list, a stadium must be used primarily for football (soccer) matches. The list does not include NFL stadiums.
Rungrado May Stadium
Rungrado May Stadium is the largest football stadium in the world in Pyongyang, North Korea. It has a capacity of 114,000 spectators. The construction was completed in 1989 and is mainly used for football matches, some athletics competitions and Mass Games. It has a roof with 16 curves arranged like a ring and has a floor area of unharmed 2.2 million square feet and a roof peak of more than 197 ft from the ground.
Camp Nou, from Barcelona, Spain, is the second largest football stadium in the world. Since 1957, this stadium has been the home of FC Barcelona. It has a capacity of 99,354 and is the largest football stadium in Europe. It has many popular sports such as the 1992 Olympics and finals of the UEFA Champion Leagues. The stadium lasted three years and cost 288 million pesetas.
FNB Soccer City Stadium
Located in Johannesburg, South Africa, FNB Soccer City is the largest football stadium in Africa, and the third largest stadium in the world with a capacity for 94.736 fans. By the way, it is located next to the headquarters of the South African Football Association. The stadium hosted and hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final between the Netherlands and Spain. The stadium was the last public distribution of Nelson Mandela during the closing ceremony of the World Cup. In 1990, it became famous for the first speech of Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, immediately after his release from prison.
The importance of football
Football plays an important role in promoting international relations between countries because of its popularity experience all over the world. For example, the International Olympic Committee has more than 200 member states, more than the total number of UN member states with 192 member states. Furthermore, football plays a crucial role in influencing international relations because it brings people together all over the world through media and technology, where people watch the big football matches like FIFA World Cup.
1 Rungrado May Day Stadium 114,000 Pyongyang, North Korea
Camp Nou 99,354 Barcelona, Spain
3 FNB Stadium 94,736 Johannesburg, South Africa
4 Rose Bowl Stadium 92,542 Pasadena, United States
5 Wembley Stadium 90,310 London, England (UK)
Bukit Jalil National Stadium 89,411 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
7 Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium 88,083 Jakarta, Indonesia
8 Estadio Azteca 87,000 Mexico City, Mexico
9 Borg El Arab Stadium 86,000 Alexandria, Egypt
10 Salt Lake Stadium 85,000 Kolkata, India
11 ANZ Stadium 84,000 Sydney, Australia
12 Signal Iduna Park 81,360 Dortmund, Germany
13 Stade de France 81,338 Saint-Denis, France
14 Santiago Bernabéu Stadium 81,044 Madrid, Spain
15 Luzhniki Stadium 81,006 Moscow, Russia
16 Shah Alam Stadium 80,372 Shah Alam, Malaysia
17 Estadio Monumental ” U ” 80.093 Lima, Peru
18 Stadio Giuseppe Meazza 80,018 Milan, Italy
19 Guangdong Olympic Stadium 80,012 Guangzhou, China
20 AT & T Stadium 80,000 Arlington, United States
21 Stade des Martyrs 80,000 Kinshasha, Democratic Republic of the Congo
22 Beijing National Stadium 80,000 Beijing, China
23 Maracanã Stadium 78,838 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
24 Azadi Stadium 78,116 Tehran, Iran
25 Atatürk Olympic Stadium 76092 Istanbul, Turkey
26 Old Trafford 75,731 Manchester, United Kingdom
27 Allianz Arena 75,024 Munich, Germany
28 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 75,000 Kochi, India
29 Naghsh-e-Jahan Stadium 75,000 Isfahan, Iran
30 Millennium Stadium 74,500 Cardiff, Wales (UK