Sports, cultural programs, and huge occasional ceremonies or festivals are a major part of the society of all countries. Initially all these programs are held on Stadiums and sports grounds. So, directly or indirectly stadiums have played a key role for our society all the time. There are many stadiums in the whole world, which are used for different perspectives. However, we are talking about the biggest stadium in the world. It is neither in America nor in Europe where most of the people supposed it to be. World’s biggest stadium is Rungrado May Day Stadium, which is in North Korea, Asia. Here are the top 10 biggest stadiums list included Rungrado May Day Stadium, which are used for various purposes like cricket, athletics, soccer, football and other programs.
1. Rungrado May Day Stadium
Biggest stadium in the world is Rungrado May Day Stadium. It is presently the biggest sports ground of the world. The huge stadium is situated in the gorgeous city Pyongyang of North Korea, Asia. It is known to be one of the architectural wonders of North Korea because of its dazzling design. If anyone looks the Rungrado May Day Stadium from above with a chopper, then it looks like a massive white flower with shaped petals. This biggest stadium was unlocked in May 1989 and has a seating capability of more than 150,000 in present time. This kind of huge capacity makes it the largest of the world. Mainly it is used for football and athletics purposes. At present days, the North Korean National football team uses Rungrado May Day Stadium. Occasionally, it is used for national ceremonies and festivals. According to a report, throughout gymnastics convention 100,000 athletes and 150,000 viewers in totally 250,000 people assembled in the stadium, which has to be another world record.
2. Salt Lake Stadium
India is a country of football lovers and it expresses through the Salt Lake Stadium. It is the world’s second biggest stadium in the world. The 2nd biggest stadium is situated in Kolkata, India. It has the sitting capability of more than 120,000 people, which placed it in the second position among the top 10 stadiums. Salt Lake stadium is generally used for athletics and Association football. Beside the sports, this stadium is used for national occasions, cultural festivals, and ceremonies. Despite of its huge size and the crown of 2nd biggest stadium, it is far less in active ratio of hosting national and international games as compared to others present on the list.
3. Michigan Stadium
Worlds 3rd biggest stadium is Michigan Stadium. However, it is probably known by its nickname The Big House. It is situated in Ann Arbor, Michigan of USA. Actually, it is the ideal sports ground for any American football fan all over the world in almost all its features. The existing capability of this stadium is above110, 000, which make it the largest American football stadium all over the world. For the huge size and massive capacity, the Michigan Stadium is counted in the list of Top 10 biggest stadiums of the world. This biggest stadium was opened for the people in October 1927. The Michigan Stadium is the finest place to watch a live game; not only because of the teams or the game but also because of the whole-heartedly loving crowd.
4. Beaver Stadium
Beaver Stadium is the 4th biggest stadium of the world. It is the home ground of the Penn State Nittany Lions. The 4th biggest stadium is placed in State College, Pennsylvania of USA. Beaver Stadium was in progress in Sep 1960 with the capability of 46,000 + seats. But in the present day its seating capacity is almost 107,000. This kind of massive capability has made it no. 4th in the top 10 biggest. Beaver Stadium is a memorable heritage for American football, because most of the legends of this game have started and finished their careers on its green grass.
5. Estadio Azteca
Estadio Azteca is positioned no 5th in the top 10 biggest stadiums. It is situated in Mexico City, Mexico. The present capability of Estadio Azteca is around 105,100. This huge stadium stands for the pride of its nation. This heritage stadium contains many historic backgrounds of games. Many of the largest and memorable moments in football history, has occurred in this stadium. Diego Maradona was created some unforgettable moments in this stadium. Here he scored the Goal of the Century and Hand of the God goal in this stadium. Estadio Azteca, the 5th biggest stadium is also known for hosting the game of the century between Italy and West Germany in 1970 FiFA world cup Final. Even though, it is also used occasionally for major political actions within the country.
6. Bukit Jalil National Stadium
Bukit Jalil National Stadium takes the no.5th position next to The Estadio Azteca in the world’s top 10 biggest stadiums. It is situated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The existing capacity of this stadium is 100,200. Bukit Jalil National Stadium is a multi function stadium. It was unlocked in 1998 for the purpose of Commonwealth games. In the present day, it is the home of the Malaysian national team. Earlier the 2007 Asian Cup was held in this stadium.
7. Azadi Stadium
Iran is the record holder of worlds 7th biggest Azadi Stadium.It is situated in Tehran of Iran. This biggest stadium has a seating capability of 100,000 viewers. The stadium was opened on 1971.It is a home stadium to the Iranian national team and also to Perespolis FC and Esteghlal FC. Both are the biggest clubs in Iran and the two have one of the most fiery and strong rivalries in the world. The rivalry is known as the Sorkhabi derby, which is played of course at Azadi stadium.
8. Camp Nou
The Camp Nou , or Nou Camp, is the worlds biggest stadium in the world.It is situated in Barcelona, Spain. It ranked 7th in the top 10 biggest stadium of the world. It is the largest soccer stadium in Europe and above all the home of FC Barcelona. It was built in 1957. But as the club outgrew its old stadium, the Camp Nou is back with its new look. The stadium has the capacity of 99,354 people. This stadium holds many joyful moments on its greenly surface. The 1992 Olympics final and the opening match of the 1982 World Cup was held in the Camp Nou stadium.
9. FNB Stadium
Worlds 9th biggest FNB Stadium is known as the Soccer City. The stadium is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The seating capacity of this stadium is 94,736. The stadium was opened in 1819. It was delayed before the 2010 FIFA World Cup, hosting 8 matches, counting the opener and the final. It also hosts the matches of the national team, big league matches, and Cup Finals.
10. Wembley Stadium
Wembley , worlds 10th ranking biggest stadium is the second largest soccer venue in Europe. Perhaps it is the most well known soccer or maybe sports place in the world. It is located in London, England. It was unlocked in 2007. The new Wembley stadium is capable of 90,000 viewers with every seat under cover. It is also the most costly stadium ever built. The estimated cost to build the stadium is about 800 million pounds. The stadium hosts the FA Cup Final and the Football league events. The first authorized match was held in the stadium between the U-21 teams of England and Italy.