Some teams have taken football to a higher level as they have built stadiums capable of holding more than 70,000 spectators. Tottenham were the latest Premier League team to move into a new stadium. We are going to review the 10 largest football stadiums in history.
10. Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy:
This is the largest stadium in Italy and is also a host to the Italian Cup final each season. The stadium has a capacity able to hold 72,698 spectators.
9. Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany:
The stadium was built for the 1936 Olympics and has been home to Hertha BSC since 1963. The stadium which holds the German Cup final each season has a capacity of 74,475.
8. Naghsh-e-Jahan Stadium, Isfahan, Iran:
This is the home of Sepahan FC, a team that plays in the Persian Golf League. They were also the first Iranian team in history to reach the AFC Champions League final in 2007. Their stadium has the capability to hold 75,000 spectators.
7. Allianz Arena, Munich Germany:
Bayern Munich's home that hosted the 2012 Champions League final has a spectator housing capacity of 75,024.
6. Old Trafford, Manchester, England:
Nicknamed 'The Home Of Dreams', the biggest stadium in England has a capacity of 75,731.
5. Azadi stadium, Tehran, Iran: The second Iranian club in this list is the home of Esteghlal and has a capacity of 78,116.
4. San Siro, Milan, Italy:
Also known as Giuseppe Meazza, the biggest Stadium in Italy which is being shared between Inter Milan and AC Milan has a capacity of 80,018 spectators.
3.Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain:
The home to multi European Cup winners, Real Madrid is one of the most formidable stadiums in the world having a capacity of 81,044 spectators.
2. Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany:
Also known as the Westfalenstadion, the home to Borrusia Dortmund is the largest stadium in Germany and has a housing capacity of 81,365 spectators.
1. Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain:
The biggest ground in world football belongs to the Catalan Giants and has a current capacity of 99,354 spectators.