Football is the most celebrated sport in Europe with some of the biggest leagues in the World played on this continent. Here is a list of the largest football stadiums in Europe which are one of the best locations to watch a football match.
Camp Nou- Spain
Camp Nou is the home stadium of FC Barcelona. With a seating capacity of 99,354, it the largest stadium in Europe and the fourth largest stadium in the World. It was once capable of accomodating 1,22,000 fans but was reduced after the standing spaces were removed. This stadium has hosted some prominent matches of the 1982 FIFA World Cup, 1989 and 1999 Champions League Finals, and many more. If you are in Barcelona, one of the best attractions is watching a football match of FC Barcelona in their home stadium.
Wembley Stadium- England
Wembley is the most iconic stadium in the World. It has hosted some of the major football matches, rugby games, and even concerts over the past decade. With a seating capacity of 90,000, it is the largest football stadium in England, the largest stadium in the UK, and the second-largest stadium in Europe. The stadium was opened in 2007 after the demolishment of the original stadium in 2002. It is owned by the governing body of English Football, the Football Association (FA).
Estadio Santiago Bernabeu- Spain
This stadium is the home stadium of Real Madrid since 1947. It has a seating capacity of 81, 044, and is the second-largest stadium in Spain. It is one of the most famous football venues in the World and has hosted the finals of the European Cup five times, most recently in 2010. The 1982 FIFA World Cup final was also played here.
Signal Iduna Park- Germany
This football stadium is located in Dortmund, Germany, and is the home of Borussia Dortmund. With a seating capacity of 81,359, it is the largest stadium in Germany. The stadium is popularly known as Westfalenstadion and named after the region in which it was built and is currently called Signal Iduna Park thanks to sponsorship by the Signal Iduna Group. One of the signature parts of the stadium is the ‘yellow wall’ where supporters wear black and yellow of Dortmund and wave flags.
Luzhniki Stadium- Russia
It is the National stadium of Russia, located in Moscow. Its total seating capacity of 81,006 makes it the largest football stadium in Russia. It was the main stadium for the 1980 Olympic Games, hosting the opening and closing ceremonies as well as the finals of the football tournament. Currently, it is mainly used as the home stadium of the Russian National Football team.
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