Top 10 Largest Stadiums in the World
Rungrado May Day Stadium, known also by the name of Kim Jong-Il Stadium, has a seating capacity of 150,000, far greater than Barcelona’s Nou Camp Stadium (98,000) or Real Madrid in Santiago Bernabeu (89 000). The stadium is located in North Korea capital, Pyongyang, since it first opened 21 years ago, or on May 1, 1989. In addition to stage a football match, in which also has other sports facilities bleak track running, swimming pools, saunas, and rooms are commonly used by athletes. Here is a list of largest stadiums in the world, in this case some of the stadium is not just for football.
10. Melbourne Cricket Ground (Australia) – 100.018
Melbourne Cricket Ground located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Australia.
9. Jornalista Mario Filho
This stadium located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Officially opened in 1950 as host for the World Cup. Capacity of 101.238 attendances.
8. Ohio (AS) – 102.329
Located in Columbus, Ohio, USA. Capacity of 102,329 attendances.
7. Neyland (AS) – 102.459
Sports stadium is located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Maximum capacity of 102,459 attendances.
6. Estadio Azteca (Meksiko) – 105.491
This stadium located on Mexico City, Mexico. This is stadium where Diego Maradona gets the nickname “Hand of God goal”. In 1986 Argentina World Cup quarter-final and England matches here. And then Diego Maradona also scored the controversy goal.
5. Beaver (AS) – 107.282
The stadium is located in University Park, Pennsylvania. Capacity of 107,282 attendances.
4. Michigan (AS) – 109.901
Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Built in 1927, at a cost of approximately $ 950,000 and has a capacity of 72,000 attendances.
3. Bukit Jalil National Stadium
Located in Bukit Jalil Malaysia. This stadium has large capacity of 110.000 attendances.
2. Salt Lake (India) – 120.000
The stadium was built in 1984 and holds 120,000 people in a three-layer configuration. Located about 10 km from the city center.
1. Rungrado May Day (Korut) – 150.000
Rungnado May Day Stadium also called May Day Stadium. Located in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. The stadium was completed 1 may 1989. Accommodate 150,000 people. This is the largest stadium in the world.