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:

The Top Ten

1 Rungnado 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

2 Salt Lake Stadium (Yuva Bharati Krirangan): Kolkata, India

Capacity: 120,000

Built in 1984, the stadium has been home to Mohun Bagan AC, Mohammedan Sporting Club, East Bengal FC and the India national football team

3 Bukit 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


4 Azteca 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

5 Camp 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

Let's go Barcelona.

6 Azadi 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

7 FNB 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

8 Rose 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

9 Wembley Stadium: London, England Wembley 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

10 Gelora 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

The oldest stadium in Asia