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Which are the top largest stadiums in the World?

Globally, the standard for a big stadium is measured from a capacity of 90,000.

However, for those sitting, more than 75,000 sets are the benchmark.

Stadiums are where live events take place and in this post, we will be dealing with the biggest of these football arenas in terms of capacity.

Across all the seven (7) continents of the world, listed below are the top 20 largest stadiums in the world:

1. Bristol Motor Speedway

Sitting Capacity: 153,000

Bristol Motor Speedway is the first stadium on the list of the top largest stadiums in the world.

The sporting arena is located in Bristol, Tennessee, United States.

It is the largest sporting centre in the States with a seating capacity of 153,000.

2. Rungrado May Day Stadium

Sitting capacity: 114,000

Rungrado May Day Stadium was designed to carry 114,000 viewers on the seat but its total people-bearing capacity is 190,000.

The stadium is situated in Pyongyang, the republic of North Korea.

It is the national stadium of the Asian country and is among the top largest stadiums in the world.

3. Michigan Stadium

Sitting capacity: 107,601

Michigan Stadium is one of the largest sport Centres in the United States.

The sports arena is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is commonly referred to as
“The Big House”.

Of all single-tiered stadiums worldwide, this is the biggest.

4. Beaver Stadium

Sitting Capacity: 106,572

Beaver Stadium is among the “top four” largest stadiums in the world.

The stadium is located in University Park, Pennsylvania and parades a 100,000-capacity.

Extension of the stadium is planned for the nearest future to improve fans comfort.

5. Ohio Stadium

Sitting Capacity: 104,944

Ohio Stadium was designed to meet the Romanian standard of architecture.

Situated in Ohio State University, Columbus, United States, it is one of the few stadiums to pass the 100,000 capacity mark.

With a sitting capacity of 104,944, the stadium is one of the largest worldwide.

6. Kyle Field

Sitting Capacity: 102,733

Kyle Field sits among the top largest stadiums in the world.

The sporting arena is located in College Station, Texas, United States and has a huge sitting capacity of 102,733.

Still, it can accommodate 110,000 at its peak.

7. Neyland Stadium

Sitting capacity: 102,455

Neyland Stadium is known to be properly designed and organized.

The stadium is situated in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.

It is one of the enlarged stadiums in America.

8. Tiger Stadium

Sitting capacity: 102,321

After undergoing several adjustments, Tiger Stadium is one of the top largest stadiums in the world.

Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, the stadium once contained 12,000 crowds.

Nonetheless, improvement was made and the sorting arena has grown to accommodate 102,321 for all sitters.

9. Bryant-Denny Stadium

Sitting capacity: 101,821

Bryant-Denny Stadium is one of the top largest stadiums in the world.

The Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based stadium has a capacity of 101,821.

It is one of the biggest sporting Centres in the United States.

10. Texas Memorial Stadium

Sitting capacity: 100,119

Texas Memorial Stadium is a developing stadium with a sitter of 100,119.

The stadium might have an additional grandstand in future, which would push it up on the list.

The sports arena is located in Austin, Texas, United States.

11. Melbourne Cricket Ground

Sitting Capacity: 100,024

Melbourne Cricket Ground is one of the top largest stadiums in the world.

It is located in Melbourne, Australia and has
95,000 seats and 5,000 stands.

The stadium is the biggest sporting ground in Australia.

12. Camp Nou

Sitting Capacity: 99,354

Known for being the official sporting ground of the football club, Barcelona in La Liga, Camp Nou is one of the top largest stadiums in the world.

It has a capacity of 99,354 is a host of major European competitions and tournaments.

13. Estadio Azteca

Sitting Capacity: 95,500

With a capacity of 95,500, Estadio Azteca is one of the top largest stadiums in the world.

It is located in Mexico City, the capital of the Mexican federation.

In the American continent, this stadium is the biggest in terms of sitting capacity.

The sporting arena has hosted two World Cup finals.

14. FNB Stadium

Sitting Capacity: 94,736

FNB Stadium is the biggest stadium in Africa.

It is located in Johannesburg, South Africa and was one of the hosting stadiums of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

The sports arena has a total seater of 94,736 with special rings.

15. LA Memorial Coliseum

Sitting Capacity: 93,607

Hosting the 1932 and 1984 Olympic tournaments, LA Memorial Coliseum is one the top largest stadiums in the world.

It has a capacity of 93,607 but awaits future modification due to its increasing abridged size.

16. Sanford Stadium

Sitting capacity: 92,746

Sanford Stadium comes in as the number sixteen stadium on the list.

It is located in Athens, Georgia, United States and is beautifully designed, with hedges encircling its area.

The sporting centre has a capacity of 92,746.

17. Rose Bowl

Sitting capacity: 92,542

Rose Bowl is located in Pasadena, California, United States.

The stadium is a host of major tournaments such as the FIFA World Cup and Olympics.

With a capacity of 92,542, it is one of the top largest stadiums in the world.

18. Wembley National Stadium

Sitting Capacity: 90,652

Wembley National Stadium is one of the best European stadiums.

It is known for hosting several major European competition like the Champions League and has a capacity of 90,652.

19. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

Sitting Capacity: 88,548

With a capacity of 88,548, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is one of the top largest stadiums in the world.

It is located in Gainsville, Florida, United States and has undergone several extensions.

20. Jordan-Hare Stadium

Sitting Capacity: 87,451

Rounding off the list of the largest stadiums in the world is Jordan-Hare Stadium.

It is located in Auburn, Alabama, United States and has a capacity of 87,451.

The stadium is undergoing development and may expand in the nearest future.

Conclusion

That was all on the top largest stadiums in the world.

Major tournaments are hosted in the world’s biggest stadiums as they can accommodate the crowd.

This is one major Pro but more to size, the infrastructure is standard and development is spreading thick and fast.

Which Stadium did you expect but did not appear on the list?

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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