Top 20 Largest Football Stadiums in The World 2020

Top 20 Largest Football Stadiums in The World 2020

The largest football stadiums in the world 2020

We know a lot of soccer stadiums mostly for the football lovers. Soccer has got a lot of fans and stadiums are built with the goal of having the capacity they can that could contain their beloved fans. Some stadiums are well known and bigger than others.

The likes of Camp Nou, Bernabeu, Old Trafford, Wembley etc are very large football/soccer stadiums. On this post, we are actually going to rank them based on their capacity. Enough details about these stadiums will be provided such as the clubs that plays there, where it is located and capacity. Below are  The Top 20 largest football stadiums in the world.

Contents of this post includes 

  • San Siro - 80,018
  • Estadio Monumental 'U' - 80,093
  • Shah Alan Stadium - 80,372
  • Luzhniki Stadium - 81,000
  • Santiago Bernabeu - 81,044
  • Stade De France - 81,338
  • Signal Iduna Park - 81,365
  • FedEx Field - 82,000
  • Met Life Stadium - 82,500
  • ANZ Stadium - 83,500
  • Salt Lake Stadium - 85,000
  • Borg El Arab Stadium - 86,000
  • Bukit Jalil National Stadium - 87,411
  • Estadio Azteca - 87,523
  • Wembley Stadium - 90,000
  • Roose Bowl Stadium - 90,888
  • FNB Stadium - 94,736
  • Camp Nou - 99,354
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground - 100,024
  • Rungrado 1st of May Stadium - 114,000
20) San Siro - 80,018

San Siro
San Siro 

The Giuseppe Meazza Stadium commonly known as San Siro, is a football stadium in the San Siro district of Milan, which is the home of AC Milan and Internazionale. It has a seating capacity of 80,018, making it one of the largest stadiums in Europe, and the largest in Italy. San Siro is a UEFA category four stadium.

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19) Estadio Monumental 'u' - 80,093

The Estadio Monumental
The Estadio Monumental

The Estadio Monumental (Monumental Stadium) is a football stadium in the district of Ate in Lima, Peru. It is the home of Club Universitario de Deportes, and it was opened in 2000 to replace the Estadio Teodoro Lolo Fernandez. It is Peru’s largest stadium and also the largest in South America.

18) Shah Alan Stadium - 80,372

The Shah Alan Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium
The Shah Alan Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium

The Shah Alan Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. It is used mostly for football matches but also has facilities for athletics. The stadium is situated in the eastern part of Shah Alam. The Shah Alam Stadium, which consists of huge six level semi-enclosed spaces, is the largest stadium in Selangor State. It was the biggest stadium in Malaysia before the completion of the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil.

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17) Luzhniki Stadium - 81,000

Luzhniki Stadium is the national stadium of Russia
Luzhniki Stadium is the national stadium of Russia

Luzhniki Stadium is the national stadium of Russia, located in its capital city, Moscow. Luzhniki hosted UEFA Cup Final in 1999 and UEFA Champions League Final in 2008. It was named the main stadium of 2018 FIFA World Cup and hosted 7 matches of the tournament, including the opening match and the final.

16) Santiago Bernabeu - 81,044

The Santiago Bernabeu Stadium
The Santiago Bernabรฉu Stadium

The Santiago Bernabรฉu Stadium is a football stadium in Madrid, Spain. With a current seating capacity of 81,044, it has been the home stadium of Real Madrid since its completion in 1947. The Santiago Bernabรฉu is one of the world's most famous football venues. It has hosted the final of the European Cup/UEFA Champions League on four occasions: in 1957, 1969, 1980, 2010.

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15) Stade De France - 81,338

Stade de France
Stade de France 


Stade de France is the national stadium of France, located just north of Paris in the commune of Saint-Denis. It will host the opening and closing ceremonies and the athletics events at the 2024 Summer Olympics. It will also host matches for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

14) Signal Iduna Park - 81,365

Signal Iduna Park
Signal Iduna Park 

This is the home stadium to Borussia Dortmund of German Bundesliga. It is located in Dortmund, North Rhine - Westphalia of Germany. With a capacity of 81,365 it is among the most famous and largest football stadium in Europe. It is also the largest stadium in Germany.


13) FedEx Field - 82,000

FedEx Field
FedEx Field 

The stadium is host to the Washington Pedsking of the National football league (NFL). The field has an estimated construction cost of $391 million. The FedEx field made this list though not being a well known soccer venue but it has been used for some international soccer matches.

12) Met Life Stadium - 82,500

Met Life Stadium
Met Life Stadium 

The stadium is owned by the MetLife Stadium Company, a joint venture of the Giants and Jets, who jointly built the stadium using private funds on land owned by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. At a construction cost of approximately $1.6 billion, it was the most expensive stadium ever built at the time that it opened.

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11) ANZ Stadium - 83,500

ANZ Stadium
ANZ Stadium 

Also known as Sydney Olympic stadium, Homebush stadium or simply the Olympic Stadium. In 1999, the ANZ stadium was completed for the the 2000 summer Olympics. The stadium was originally built to hold 110,000 spectators, making it the largest Olympic Stadium ever built and the second largest stadium in Australia after the Melbourne Cricket Ground which held more than 120,000 before its re-design in the early 2000s.

10) Salt Lake Stadium - 85,000

Salt Lake Stadium
Salt Lake Stadium 

The Salt Lake stadium is also known as the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK). The multipurpose stadium boasts 85,000 as its sitting capacity and is located in Kolkata, India. The Salt Lake stadium had a stunning capacity of 120,000 before it got renovated in 2011. It was the second largest football stadium then but sits tenth currently due to it's renovations.

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9) Borg El Arab Stadium - 86,000
The Borg El Arab Stadium was commissioned in the year 2005
The Borg El Arab Stadium was commissioned in the year 2005

The almighty Borg El Arab Stadium was commissioned in the year 2005 and it's the home of the Egypt National Team. After the FNB Stadium of South Africa, Borg El Arab is the largest stadium in Africa and the largest stadium in Egypt. With a stunning 86,000 seating capacity, the Borg El Arab Stadium is the ninth largest football stadium in the world.

8) Bukit Jalil National Stadium - 87,411

The Bukit Jalil National Stadium is the biggest football stadium in South East Asia
The Bukit Jalil National Stadium is the biggest football stadium in South East Asia

The Bukit Jalil National Stadium is the biggest football stadium in South East Asia. The multipurpose stadium boasts of 87,411 seating capacity making it the 8th largest football stadium in the world. After it's inauguration on July 1998 ahead of the 1998 commonwealth games, it became a venue for other international multi-sports events such as the 2001 SouthEast Asian games and 2017 South East Asian Games and the Malaysian national team matches.

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7) Estadio Azteca - 87,523

Estadio Azteca
Estadio Azteca 

The 87,523 stadium is a multipurpose stadium in Mexico City. The Mexican national team has the Estadio Azteca As their home. Apart from the Mexican national team, Cruz Azul which is a popular Mexican football club in the LigaMx also plays their matches on this turf. The Estadio Azteca is to hold games in the 2026 FIFA World Cup which will be hosted by three North American countries; USA with Canada and Mexico. The famous was the first stadium to have hosted two FIFA World Cup finals.

6) Wembley Stadium - 90,000

Wembley Stadium
Wembley Stadium 

This is like one of the most heard soccer venues of all time. This is the improved Wembley Stadium after being demolished from 2002 - 2003 and then got opened in 2007. So much high grade matches have been played on this turf and its the home of the England National Team. The Wembley Stadium is the largest football stadium in England, the largest in the UK and also the second largest stadium in Europe after Camp Nou.

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5) Roose Bowl Stadium - 90,888

The Rose Bowl stadium
The Rose Bowl stadium

The Rose Bowl stadium was opened in 1922. This stadium is the fifth largest football stadium in the world with a stunning capacity of 90,888. The California located stadium is used mostly for college matches but wow! Having a college match with so many people watching would be a life lifting event. Do you know that the construction cost of this stadium is around $5 million in 2018.

4) FNB Stadium - 94,736

The FNB stadium is the home to the South African national team
The FNB stadium is the home to the South African national team

The FNB stadium is the home to the South African national team for selected matches as well as the premier league soccer side Kaizer chiefs FC. Located in Nasrec, Johannesburg, South Africa, the 94,736 capacity stadium comes fourth on the list and it's the largest stadium in Africa. FNB was the venue for the 2010 World Cup final game between Netherlands and Spain. It hosted the Closing Ceremony for the world renowned tournament with Nelson Mandela making his public appearance that day.

3) Camp Nou - 99,354


Camp Nou is the home stadium of Barcelona FC since 1937
Camp Nou is the home stadium of Barcelona FC since 1937

Camp Nou is the home stadium of Barcelona FC since 1937 when it was completed. The cost of construction for this mega stadium is about €1.3 billion. Camp Nou is the largest stadium in Europe and Spain and the third largest stadium in the world. It has 99,354 as the seating capacity.

2) Melbourne Cricket Ground - 100,024

Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourne Cricket Ground 

The Melbourne cricket ground might be mainly for cricket games but it has been numerously used for football matches as well. This is the second largest soccer stadium with capacity of 100,024. It is also the largest cricket ground by capacity. Located in Melbourne, Australia, this stadium homes Melbourne football club, Richmond football club, collingwood football club and Hawthorn football club which are under the Australia Football league.

1) Rungrado 1st of May Stadium - 114,000

Rungrado 1st of May Stadium
Rungrado 1st of May Stadium 

This stadium is located in Rungra Island, Pyongyang, North Korea. The first major event done in this big stadium was the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students. Since it's opening in May 1 1989. The Rungrado 1st of May Stadium is the largest football stadium in the world with a stunning capacity of 114,000. The football stadium also has other purposes such as few athletic events and the mass games of the Anrag festival

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