Top ten largest stadiums in the world

Top ten largest stadiums in the world

Top ten largest stadiums in the world

1. Rungnado May Day Stadium, 150,000 seats: located in Pyongyang, North Korea, the stadium was opened in 1989. It is used for football matches, athletic competitions and huge artistic performances also known as “mass games”

2. Yuva Bharati Krirangan (also known as “Salt Lake Stadium” 120,000 seats: opened 1984, the multi-purpose stadium is located in West Bengal, India.

3. Michigan Stadium 109,901 seats: located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Michigan Stadium is the American football stadium for the University of Michigan. It was opened in 1927 with an original capacity of 72,000 seats.

4. Beaver Stadium 107,282 seats: was opened in 1960 with an original capacity of 46,284 seats but after seven expansion works is now the fourth largest stadium in the world. The stadium is located in University Park, Pennsylvania, USA and serves as home stadium for Penn State Nittany Lions.

5. Estadio Azteca 105,000 seats: located in Santa Ursula, Mexico City, Mexico and opened in 1966, is the only stadium ever to host two World Cup final matches, in 1970 and 1986. This huge stadium is also the official home stadium of the football team Club América and the Mexico national football team.

6. Neyland Stadium 102,455 seats: located in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, the stadium was first opened in 1921 under the name of Shields-Watkins Field.  After more than 15 enlargement projects, in 2001 the stadium reached the seats capacity of 102,455.

7. Ohio Stadium 102,329: property of Ohio State University, the stadium was opened in 1922 and was often used for concerts.

8. Bryant-Denny Stadium 101,821 seats: the home stadium for the University of Alabama football team, the arena was opened in 1929. Between 1929 and 1975 the arena was called Denny Stadium.

9. Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium 100,119 seats: it is the home to the University of Texas Longhorns football team since its first opening in 1924. The stadium is located in Texas, USA.

10. Melbourne Cricket Ground 100,018 seats: located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, this stadium is the largest stadium in Australia. Currently the stadium is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club and hosted the 1956 Summer Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

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