Top 3 Biggest Football Stadiums in the WorldReverier Don
Football is one of the most popular sports in the world, and almost all the countries are very enthusiastic about it. The history of football is very also very rich, and it is surrounded with several stories, which will make you astonished. And when it comes to the football stadiums, you will find out that there are several stadiums whose facts will make you amazed. Here, we are going to discuss the top 3 biggest football stadiums in the world. So, have some patience and carry on with your reading.
1. Rungrado May Day Stadium (Pyongyang, North Korea)
With 2.2million ft2 of floor space and 60 meters above the ground, this is the largest stadium in the world, which is used for soccer. This stadium will feed your eyes with its aesthetic beauty as it has 16 arches which form a ring and resembles the magnolia flower. The history of this soccer stadium is very dreadful. Many army generals were burnt alive in this stadium because they tried to assassinate Kim Jong-II. Apart from football, this stadium witnesses gymnastics, sports events and as well as several cultural events.
2. Salt Lake Stadium (Kolkata, India)
The sitting capacity of this stadium is 120000, and this is the second largest stadium in the world. Mainly, this stadium is used for playing footballs, but as it is a multipurpose stadium, there are many other events, which are hosted here. This gigantic stadium is chocked load with numerous facilities like diesel generation sets, 4 fully fortified reservoirs to tackle the fire, water arrangement of its own and a huge lighting arrangement for the sake of nocturnal sports. One of the most significant facts of this stadium is that the great goalkeeper Oliver Kahn played his last match for Bayern Munich in the heart of this stadium.
3. Estado Azteca (Mexico City, Mexico)
This stadium is the third biggest stadium in the world. The capacity of this stadium is 105000, and it has several interesting stories to share. Let us have a look on those stories. Two Gods in the history of Football named Pele and Maradona lifted their last trophies in this ground. Also, this stadium is the only stadium that has witnessed two world cups. The two famous goals of Maradona named ‘the goal of the century’ and ‘hand of God’ were scored in this stadium.