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So Much History: Take A Look At These 8 Iconic Stadiums In Football

There are many outstanding football Stadiums in the world but let us take a look at these 8.

1 ANFIELD

CAPACITY-53,394

This is the home of current premier league defending champions, Liverpool. Located at Merseyside, Liverpool, Anfield was opened in 1884.

The stadium has four stands-the Spion Kop, the Main Stand, the Sir Kenny Dalglish stand and the Anfield Road End. It was originally home of Everton from 1884 to 1891 when they moved to Goodison Park.


2. San Siro

Capacity-80,018

Opened on 19th September 1926, the stadium is home to two clubs- AC Milan and Internazionale. It is the largest stadium in Italy.

Found at the heart of Milan,the stadium was named Stadio Gruseppe Meazzo, two-time world cup winner and played for bother Internazionale and AC Milan.

3. Estadio Azteca

Capacity-87,523

Located at Tlalpan, Mexico City, the stadium is home to Club America football club and the Mexico national football team. With it's capacity Azteca is the largest in Mexico. It was opened on 29th May 1966.


4. Signal Iduna Park

Capacity-81,365

Located in Dortmund,North Rhine, Germany, it is the largest stadium in Germany and 7th in Europe.

Opened on 2nd April 1974, Iduna Park is home to Dortmund football club, commonly known as the red yellow.


5. Santiago Bernabeu

Capacity-81,044

Home to Spanish side Real Madrid, Bernabeu was opened on 14th December 1947. It is the second largest stadium in Spain.

Located at Charmatin, Madrid, Spain, the stadium was named after footballer and former Real Madrid president Santiago Bernabeu.


6. La Bombonera

Capacity- 54,000

This Stadium is home to Boca Juniors football club. Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina,it was opened on 25th May 1940, the stadium has one "flat" stand on one side and three steep stands around the rest of the stadium.


7. Camp Nou

Capacity- 99,354

Located in Barcelona,Catalonia, Spain, Camp Nou is the largest stadium in Spain and Europe and the fourth largest in the world in capacity.

Home to Spanish football club Barcelona,the stadium was opened on 24th September 1957.


8. Old Trafford.

Capacity- 74,140

Located in Greater Manchester, England, Old Trafford is home to Manchester United.

It was opened on 19th February 1910 and always referred to as 'the theatre of dreams'. It is the second largest stadium in England after Wembley Stadium.

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