Top Ten Football (Soccer) Stadiums With the Largest Capacities In the World

The biggest/largest football (or soccer) stadiums in the world.
Created on 6/6/2015, source: http://www.theguardian.com/football/gallery/2013/dec/10/worlds-10-largest-football-stadiums-gallery

The Top TenX

1Rungnado May Day Stadium: North Korea

Capacity: 150,000

Predominantly used for arirang performances (also known as the Mass Games) and state events, but the North Korea national football team still play some of its matches at the stadium

2Salt Lake Stadium (Yuva Bharati Krirangan): Kolkata, India
3Bukit Jalil National Stadium: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Capacit:y: 110,000

Constructed for the Commonwealth Games in 1998, the stadium is now home to the Malaysia national football team

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4Azteca Stadium: Mexico City, Mexico

Capacity: 105,064

First opened in 1966, the Azteca was the venue of Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal and then his sublime second against England at the 1986 World Cup

5Camp Nou: Barcelona, Spain

Capacity: 99,345

The Catalan club wants to update its home since 1957 to include a roof and extra seats that would increase its capacity to 105,000 and maintain its status as the biggest football stadium in Europe

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6Azadi Stadium: Tehran, Iran

Capacity: 95,225

Built in 1973 for the 1974 Asian Games, the ground is home to the Iran national football team, Esteghlal FC and Persepolis FC

7FNB stadium Soccer City Stadium: Johannesburg, South Africa

Yoh? I love that stadium I think is the best in the world

Capacity: 94,736

The host stadium for the World Cup final in 2010 and also the home of the South African team Kaizer Chiefs

8Rose Bowl: Pasadena, USA

Capacity: 93,420

The former home of LA Galaxy still hosts occasional USA international matches and was the venue of the 1994 World Cup final

9Wembley Stadium: London, England

Capacity: 90,000

With construction costs of a whopping £757m and complaints about a lack of atmosphere, Wembley has had its critics but it is the largest UK stadium and home to the England national team

Great Stadium and is absolutely massive

10Gelora Bung Karno: Jakarta, Indonesia

Capacity: 88,306

Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea all played against the Indonesia national team in pre-season friendlies at the ground this year

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