10 Largest Stadiums in the World by Capacity

A stadium is where any sporting event is hosted, and people gather, with immense zest and zeal to be a part of a game, to watch their favourite men in action and take on the opponents and lift a trophy. At a stadium, the excitement is palpable, and the people present at any stadium remind the players who they are playing for. At every stadium, some aspects are just common – thousands of fans in uniforms to show their devotion towards their favourites, flags on the faces, colourful faces and hairstyles, lots of sounds with people shouting, singing and honking.

They cheer to see every goal or shot, and they cry out when the opponents succeed. Without fans at the stadium, no match can be complete. The larger the crowd at the stadium, the greater is the excitement. Here is a list of the 10 Largest Stadiums in the World by Capacity. Let’s take a look.

10 Largest Stadiums in the World by Capacity

10. Tiger Stadium

10 Largest Stadiums in the World by Capacity
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Outdoor sporting venue Tiger Stadium, famously known by locals as the Death Valley, is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The stadium is the current home ground of Louisiana State University Tigers football team and is also the sixth largest stadium in the NCAA. With its current Official Seating Capacity of 102,321 after several renovation projects, Tiger Stadium is now the ninth largest active sports stadium in the world, and is inducted in the tenth place in our list of 10 Largest Stadiums in the World by Capacity. The construction of this stadium was started in 1924, and it was officially opened for public on November 25, 1924 with a construction cost of nearly $1,816,210 at that time. The stadium was originally designed by architect Wogan and Bernard and recently it was renovated under the guidance of Trahan Architects.

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9. Neyland Stadium

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Multi-purpose sports venue Neyland Stadium is located in Knoxville, Tennessee, and has been a site for several NFL exhibition games. The stadium is currently the home ground of Tennessee Volunteers football team but it also hosted several large conventions. With its official capacity of 102,455, Neyland Stadium is the fifth largest stadium in the United States. It is the eighth largest active stadium in the world and is inducted in the ninth place in our list of 10 Largest Stadiums in the World by Capacity. Neyland Stadium was named after UT football coach Robert Neyland and went through 16 expansion projects till now. The construction of this stadium was started on March 21, 1921, and it was officially opened for public on September 24, 1921 with a construction cost of nearly $42,000 at that time. Recently the conversion project of Neyland Stadium was designed by architect McCarty Holsaple McCarty.

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8. Ohio Stadium

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American football venue The Ohio Stadium is located on the campus of The Ohio State University, United States, and was nicknamed “The Horseshoe” because of its shape. The stadium serves as the home ground of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team and The Ohio State University Marching Band. With its seating capacity of 104,944, Ohio Stadium is the third largest football stadium in the United States, the seventh largest non-racing stadium in the world, and is inducted in the eighth place in our list of 10 Largest Stadiums in the World by Capacity. The construction of this stadium was started on August 3, 1921, and it was officially opened for public on October 7, 1922 with a construction cost of nearly $1.34 million. Estadio Azteca was designed by architect Howard Dwight Smith and E. H. Latham Company worked as the general contractor.

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