To determine the biggest football stadiums in the world, we used the stadiums with the largest holding capacities. No stadium is created equal and this is certainly true when deciding how many fans can fit into one place. Take a look at the most recent list of the top ten biggest stadiums around the world.
10. Borg El-arab Stadium
Located in Cairo Egypt, this stadium is home to the Egyptian Army National Team. It can accommodate 86,000 fans earning its place as the tenth biggest football stadium in the world.
9. Gelora Bung Karno
Located in Central Jakarta, Indonesia, this stadium can hold 88,000 fans. As the ninth biggest stadium in the world, Gelora Bung Karno was built in 1962 and named after Indonesia’s first president.
8. Wembley Stadium
Wembley Stadium hosts all the England National Teams and other European football competitions as it is located in London, England. The maximum capacity of this stadium is 90,000 fans. It is the second largest stadium in England.
7. The Rose Bowl
Located in California, United States, the Rose Bowl accommodated 94,000 fans. In 1994, this stadium hosted the FIFA World Cup. The stadium opened in 1922 and is one of the most fabulous stadiums in the United States.
6. FNB Stadium (Soccer City)
With a holding capacity of 94,736 fans, the FNB Stadium is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is home to the local football team Kaizer Chiefs Football Club. This stadium also hosted the first speech from Nelson Mandela upon being released from prison in 1990, and his memorial in 2013.