Which football stadium has the most seats? Top 20 in the world ranked

Going to watch football on match day is almost always an unforgettable experience, made all the more special by the fan atmosphere, the pre-match excitement – and, of course, the scale and beauty of the stadium.

Football has an incredible list of awe-inspiring stadiums and grounds, and at times, their sheer size can be overwhelming.

Some stadiums are as iconic as the clubs and teams they host, with the England national team’s Wembley Stadium in London and Barcelona’s Camp Nou one of the most famous and historic in the world. .

Goal brings together the largest stadiums in the world in terms of hosting capacity, starting from the top 20.

Top 20 biggest stadiums in the world

You may be surprised to learn that the largest stadium in the world is Rungrado May Day Stadium in North Korea, also known as May Day Stadium.

North Korean officials say the stadium has a supposed capacity of 150,000, but its actual capacity is less than 114,000. Even so, it’s still the largest venue in the world by a few thousand.

May Day Stadium’s first event was the 13th World Youth and Student Festival. It also hosted the Pyeongyang Inter-Korean Summit in 2018.

Other notable stadiums include Melbourne cricket ground in Australia, followed by Camp Nou in Barcelona.

South Africa’s FNB Stadium, which hosted several 2010 World Cup matches including the final, also made the top 10, followed by California’s Rose Bowl and London’s Wembley Stadium.

* FNB Stadium became the largest stadium in Africa with a capacity of 94,736, however, its maximum capacity during the 2010 World Cup was 84,490 due to seats allocated to the press and other VIP members.

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