Any fan of the great game of football is well aware of the fact that there are fewer things in this world that are more luxurious than the look and the feel of a beautiful football stadium. It’s more than the roar of the crowd whenever a great moment for the home team happens. The essence can be such that a visiting team knows that they are in trouble once they enter the facility. There is a certain ambience and essence that a football stadium has that can be found in only a few other places.
There are 5 stadiums in the world that outdo the rest as far as majesty and luxury is concerned. We will take an in-depth look at these stadiums in this piece.
1. Beijing National Stadium
This stadium was originally built to be used in Olympic competition. Beijing National Stadium was originally built and used for the 2008 Olympics. Ever since it was used for the Olympics, the stadium has been used for the great sport of football.
It made perfect sense given that the stadium cost $463 million and has a capacity for 80,000 individuals. Comfort is a major characteristic of this stadium as this stadium for one to be cool during the summer months and warm during the winter months. The stadium is full of pipes that can collect rainwater and allow for a comfortable atmosphere. It has even been designed to handle any potential seismic occurrences that may happen.
2. Wembley Stadium
Wembley is one of the most iconic stadiums on the entire planet. It has been the exclusive home of football in England since the stadium first started. The current version of the stadium has been in existence for 14 years. The stadium is the home of the English football club. This stadium has been used for other purposes such as music concerts.
This stadium has 90,000 seats in capacity. You know that you’re in Wembley Stadium once you’ve seen a statue of the legendary Bobby Moore outside of the stadium.
3. Cape Town Stadium
Another stadium that was originally made for the 2010 World Cup. It is the home stadium of the Ajax Cape Town home team. The design of the team is unique and has received awards for its design of steel. Originally, it was known as Green Point Stadium to honor the old stadium that Ajax Cape Town played in. Ever since the 2010 World Cup, the stadium has been used for rugby matches.
Additionally, Cape Town Stadium has medical facilities as well.
4. FNB Stadium
This is another stadium in South Africa that was a cut above the rest. Just like Cape Town Stadium, FNB Stadium was made 2 years for the purpose of being used in the 2010 World Cup. The venue was designed to look like a clay pot. With a capacity of 94,000 people, it is one of the largest stadiums on Planet earth. The arena is designed in a way that there is no restricted viewing. This stadium is home to the South African national team. Additionally, this is the place in which Nelson Mandela made his first speech since he was released from jail.
5. Allianz Arena
Allianz Arena was constructed in the mid-2000s. This stadium is the home stadium of the iconic German football team Bayern Munich. When the stadium turns completely red, this means that Bayern Munich is currently playing. It is also home to the German national football team. When they play, the stadium turns white. The team contains a shop for Bayern Munich as well as restaurants. This stadium can fill 70,000 fans.