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Top 10 Largest Stadiums In The World – 2020 Records

...And for their large capacity, they are one of the best places to hold recreational activities. Large stadiums are dispersed all over the world, but a lot of stadiums in the top ten category happen to be in the...

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Football is apparently the most popular sport in the world. Asides from football, stadiums host other kinds of games, at times, shows and concerts. And for their large capacity, they are one of the best places to hold recreational activities. Large stadiums are dispersed all over the world, but a lot of stadiums in the top ten category happen to be in the United States. I’ll be discussing in descending order, the top ten largest stadiums in the world in the following points. Also, some of the stadium a listed initially had low capacity but grew over time with expansion projects.

10th Largest Stadiums In The World – Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne Cricket Ground
Melbourne Cricket Ground

10. Melbourne Cricket Ground – is a sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria. The stadium is also known as The G and was founded and managed by the Melbourne Cricket Club. It is owned by the Government of Victoria and was built in 1853. It ranks 10th largest stadium in the world but it is said to be the largest stadium in the Southern Hemisphere. It has a field size of 171m × 146m, and a capacity of 100,024.

9th Largest Stadiums In The World – Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

9. Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium – Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium was formerly known as War Memorial Stadium(1924 – 1947), Memorial Stadium(1948 – 1976) and Texas Memorial Stadium(1977 – 1995). It is located on the campus of the University of Texas, Austin, Texas and it is the home to Texas Leghorns Football team. It ranks 9th largest stadium in the world and 8th largest stadium in the United States. It has a capacity of 100, 119 and holds an attendance record of 103,507.

8th Largest Stadiums In The World – Bryant-Denny Stadium

Bryant-Denny Stadium
Bryant-Denny Stadium

8. Bryant-Denny Stadium – Bryant-Denny Stadium is located in the southeastern United States on the campus of University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. It is the home field to the Alabama Crimson Tide football team. It was built in 1929 and was previously known as Denny Stadium. It presently has a capacity of 101,821 and also hold an attendance record of 101,821.

7th Largest Stadiums In The World – Tiger Stadium

Tiger Stadium
Tiger Stadium

7. Tiger Stadium – Tiger Stadium also known as Death Valley ranks 7th largest stadium in the world. It’s located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on the campus of Louisiana State University. It’s the home field to the LSU Tigers football team. It is owned by the Tiger Athletic Foundation and was built in 1924. The stadium initially opened with a capacity of 10,000. Expansions have raised the stadium capacity to 102,321.

6th Largest Stadiums In The World – Neyland Stadium

Neyland Stadium
Neyland Stadium

6. Neyland Stadium – Neyland Stadium formerly known as Shield-Watkins Field is located in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA and ranks the sixth largest stadium in the world. It serves as the home field to the Tennessee Volunteers football team. The stadium was built in 1921 and has undergone a lot of expansion project and now ranks 4th largest stadium in the United State. It is owned by the University of Tennessee, has a capacity of 102,455 and a record attendance of 109,061. The stadium is named after Robert Neyland who served three terms as head football coach at the University of Tennessee between 1926 – 1952.

5th Largest Stadiums In The World – Kyle Stadium

Kyle Stadium
Kyle Stadium

5. Kyle Stadium – Kyle Stadium is located on the campus of Texas A&M University, in College Station, Texas, United States. It serves as the primary home stadium to Texas A&M Aggies football team. It was built in 1927 with a initial seating capacity of 32,890 and since then, subsequent renovation and expansion projects have brought it to 102,733. It holds an attendance record of 110,633. In the list of largest stadiums in the world, Kyle Field ranks 5th.

4th Largest Stadiums In The World – Ohio Stadium

Ohio Stadium
Ohio Stadiu

4. Ohio Stadium – Ohio Stadium is also an American sports stadium located in Columbus, Ohio, on the Ohio State University campus. The stadium is also known as the Horseshoe, the Shoe, and the House That Harley Built. It is the home pitch of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team. It was built in 1921 and has undorgone about four expansion projects. Its current seating capacity is 102,780. It holds an attendance record of 110,045.

3rd Largest Stadiums In The World – Beaver Stadium

3rd Largest Stadiums In The World - Beaver Stadium
3rd Largest Stadiums In The World – Beaver Stadium

3. Beaver Stadium – Beaver Stadium is an outdoor football stadium located in University Park, Pennsylvania on Pennsylvania State University campus. It’s the home stadium to Penn State Nittany Lions. The stadium is named after James A. Beaver who was a former governor of Pennsylvania, president of the university’s board, and native of nearby Millerstown, Pennsylvania. It is also known as The House That Joe Built and The White House. It was built in 1959 and presently has a seating capacity of 106,572. It holds a record attendance of 110,889.

2nd Largest Stadiums In The World – Michigan Stadium

2nd Largest Stadiums In The World - Michigan Stadium
2nd Largest Stadiums In The World – Michigan Stadium

2. Michigan Stadium – Michigan Stadium, also known as The Big House is the stadium for the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. The stadium was built in 1927. It ranks 2nd largest stadium in the world and largest stadium in the United States. Its seating capacity is 107,601 but holds an attendance record of 115,000.

1st Largest Stadiums In The World – Rungrado 1st of May Stadium

1st Largest Stadiums In The World - Rungrado 1st of May Stadium
1st Largest Stadiums In The World – Rungrado 1st of May Stadium

1. Rungrado 1st of May Stadium – Rungrado 1st of May Stadium, also known as the May Day Stadium is a sports stadium in Rungra Island, Pyongyang, North Korea. It was opened on the 1st May, 1989. It is the largest stadium in the world with a seating capacity of 114,000. The main pitch has a floor area of 22,500 square meters and the total floor space of the stadium is over 207,000 square meters. It is used for football and other athletic games, but most often for the mass games of the Arirang Festival.

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