• Maracanã

    Maracanã

    Clubs: Flamengo and Fluminense | Opening: 1950 | Capacity: 78,838 seats | Description: Maracanã, officially called Estádio Mário Filho, was built to serve as the flagship venue for the 1950 World Cup. [...]

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  • Wembley Stadium

    Wembley Stadium

    Club: - | Opening: 2007 | Capacity: 90,000 seats | Description: Wembley Stadium is, after Camp Nou, the second largest stadium in Europe and the standard playing venue of the English national [...]

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  • Estádio da Luz

    Estádio da Luz

    Club: SL Benfica | Opening: 2003 | Capacity: 64,400 seats | Description: Estádio da Luz, officially named Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, was built to provide Benfica with a new and modern home, and to serve as [...]

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  • San Siro

    San Siro

    Clubs: AC Milan and FC Inter | Opening: 1926 | Capacity: 80,018 seats | Description: San Siro officially opened on the 19th of September 1926 with a friendly between Milan and Inter (3-6). The [...]

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  • Old Trafford

    Old Trafford

    Club: Manchester United | Opening: 1910 | Capacity: 75,811 seats | Description: Old Trafford opened 19 February 1910 with a match between Manchester United and Liverpool (3-4). The [...]

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  • Estadio Azteca

    Estadio Azteca

    Club: Club América | Opening: 1966 | Capacity: 104,000 seats | Description: Estadio Azteca was built in the 1960s to accommodate the growing support of Club América and to provide Mexico with [...]

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  • Camp Nou

    Camp Nou

    Club: FC Barcelona | Opening: 1957 | Capacity: 99,354 seats | Description: Camp Nou was built between 1954 and 1957, and officially opened on the 24th of September 1957 with a match between [...]

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  • Estádio Municipal de Braga

    Estádio Municipal de Braga

    Club: SC Braga | Opening: 2003 | Capacity: 30,154 seats | Description: Estádio Municipal de Braga, since 2007 unofficially renamed Estádio AXA, was built to serve as a playing venue for the Euro 2004 [...]

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  • Stadion Narodowy w Warszawie

    Stadion Narodowy w Warszawie

    Club: none | Opening: 2012 | Capacity: 58,145 seats | Description: Stadion Narodowy w Warszawie (Warsaw National Stadium) is Poland’s recently built national stadium. Though [...]

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  • Stamford Bridge

    Stamford Bridge

    Club: Chelsea FC | Opening: 1877 | Capacity: 41,837 seats | Description: Stamford Bridge officially opened on the 28th of April 1877, but for the next 28 years mainly served as an athletics venue.

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  • Ibrox Stadium

    Ibrox Stadium

    Club: Rangers FC | Opening: 1899 | Capacity: 51,082 seats | Description: Rangers FC moved to Ibrox in 1899, leaving behind the original Ibrox Stadium. The first match played at the stadium was a [...]

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  • Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

    Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

    Club: Real Madrid CF | Opening: 1947 | Capacity: 85,454 seats | Description: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu officially opened with a match against Portuguese champions OS Belenenses (3-1).

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  • St James’ Park

    St James’ Park

    Club: Newcastle United FC | Opening: 1880 | Capacity: 52,339 seats | Description: St James’ Park was first used for football in 1880, but was initially nothing more than a bare pitch.

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  • Signal Iduna Park

    Signal Iduna Park

    Club: Borussia Dortmund | Opening: 1974 | Capacity: 80,720 (25,000 standing) | Description: Signal Iduna Park, before 2005 called Westfalenstadion, was built to serve as a playing venue for the [...]

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  • Amsterdam ArenA

    Amsterdam ArenA

    Club: AFC Ajax | Opening: 1996 | Capacity: 53,052 seats | Description: The Amsterdam ArenA was built between 1993 and 1996. It replaced Ajax's previous home [...]

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English stadiums

Old Trafford

Old Trafford

Club: Manchester United | Opening: 1910 | Capacity: 75,811 seats | Description: Old Trafford opened 19 February 1910 with a match between Manchester United and Liverpool (3-4). The [...]

Emirates Stadium

Emirates Stadium

Club: Arsenal FC | Opening: 2006 | Capacity: 60,361 seats | Description: The Emirates Stadium replaced Arsenal’s previous home Highbury, which had become too small and lacked the [...]

Stamford Bridge

Stamford Bridge

Club: Chelsea FC | Opening: 1877 | Capacity: 41,837 seats | Description: Stamford Bridge officially opened on the 28th of April 1877, but for the next 28 years mainly served as an athletics venue.

Anfield

Anfield

Club: Liverpool FC | Opening: 1884 | Capacity: 45,522 seats | Description: Anfield was built in 1884, but got initially rented by Everton FC. The first game at the ground, on the [...]

German stadiums

Olympiastadion

Olympiastadion

Club: Hertha BSC | Opening: 1936 | Capacity: 74,064 seats | Description: The Olympiastadion was built between 1934 and 1936 to serve as the centrepiece of the 1936 Olympic Games. [...]

Allianz Arena

Allianz Arena

Clubs: Bayern München & 1860 München | Opening: 2005 | Capacity: 71,000 | Description: The Allianz Arena replaced Munich’s old Olympiastadion. First plans for a new stadium were made in 1997, and even [...]

VELTINS-Arena

VELTINS-Arena

Club: FC Schalke 04 | Opening: 2001 | Capacity: 61,673 (16,000 standing) | Description: The VELTINS-Arena, before 2005 known as the Arena aufSchalke, replaced Schalke’s old Parkstadion. [...]

Signal Iduna Park

Signal Iduna Park

Club: Borussia Dortmund | Opening: 1974 | Capacity: 80,720 (25,000 standing) | Description: Signal Iduna Park, before 2005 called Westfalenstadion, was built to serve as a playing venue for the [...]

Spanish stadiums

Estadio Vicente Calderón

Estadio Vicente Calderón

Club: Atlético de Madrid | Opening: 1966 | Capacity: 54,960 seats | Description: Estadio Vicente Calderón was built in the 1960s as the replacement for Atlético’s then-home Stadium Metropolitano. [...]

Camp Nou

Camp Nou

Club: FC Barcelona | Opening: 1957 | Capacity: 99,354 seats | Description: Camp Nou was built between 1954 and 1957, and officially opened on the 24th of September 1957 with a match between [...]

Estadio de Mestalla

Estadio de Mestalla

Club: Valencia CF | Opening: 1923 | Capacity: 55,000 seats | Description: Estadio de Mestalla opened on the 20th of May 1923 with a friendly between Valencia and Levante. [...]

Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

Club: Real Madrid CF | Opening: 1947 | Capacity: 85,454 seats | Description: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu officially opened with a match against Portuguese champions OS Belenenses (3-1).

Italian stadiums

San Siro

San Siro

Clubs: AC Milan and FC Inter | Opening: 1926 | Capacity: 80,018 seats | Description: San Siro officially opened on the 19th of September 1926 with a friendly between Milan and Inter (3-6). The [...]

Juventus Stadium

Juventus Stadium

Club: Juventus FC | Opening: 2011 | Capacity: 41,000 seats | Description: Juventus Stadium replaced Juventus’ old Stadio Delle Alpi, which had been the home of the club since 1990. [...]

Stadio Olimpico

Stadio Olimpico

Clubs: AS Roma and SS Lazio | Opening: 1953 | Capacity: 72,698 seats | Description: Stadio Olimpico was built to serve as the centrepiece of the Foro Italia sports complex, a project [...]

Stadio San Paolo

Stadio San Paolo

Club: SSC Napoli | Opening: 1959 | Capacity: 60,240 seats | Description: Stadio San Paolo was built to provide Napoli with a permanent home after their old home Stadio Partenopeo had been destroyed in the [...]

Other stadiums

Friends Arena

Friends Arena

Club: AIK | Opening: 2012 | Capacity: 50,000 seats | Description: The Friends Arena is Sweden’s recently opened new national stadium. It replaced the old Råsunda Fotbollstadion. [...]

Parc des Princes

Parc des Princes

Club: Paris Saint-Germain FC | Opening: 1972 | Capacity: 48,527 seats | Description: Parc de Princes was built to provide the city of Paris with a modern venue for important football and [...]

Celtic Park

Celtic Park

Club: Celtic FC | Opening: 1892 | Capacity: 60,500 seats | Description: Celtic Park has been the home of Celtic since 1892, when the club moved away from a nearby ground that was also called [...]

Amsterdam ArenA

Amsterdam ArenA

Club: AFC Ajax | Opening: 1996 | Capacity: 53,052 seats | Description: The Amsterdam ArenA was built between 1993 and 1996. It replaced Ajax’s previous home [...]

Recently added stadiums

Stade Saint-Symphorien

Stade Saint-Symphorien

Key facts Club: FC Metz | Opening: 1923 | Capacity: 26,600 seats History and description Stade Saint-Symphorien opened in 1923 and became the home ground of FC Metz in 1932 following the foundation of the club. The stadium got gradually expanded in the 1950s and 60s, which included the construction […]

Městský Stadion

Městský Stadion

Key facts Club: FK Mladá Boleslav | Opening: 1968 | Capacity: 5,000 seats History and description Městský Stadion opened in 1968. It got extensively redeveloped in 2002-3 when three new stands got built. One of the ends has been left open. Getting there Městský Stadion is located toward the north […]

Spartak Stadium

Spartak Stadium

Key facts Club: FC Sibir | Opening: 1927 | Capacity: 12,500 seats History and description Spartak Stadium opened in 1927 after a two-year construction period. The stadium has an artificial pitch. Getting there Spartak Stadium is centrally located in the city of Novosibirsk at only 10 minutes walking north from […]

Kenilworth Road

Kenilworth Road

Key facts Club: Luton Town FC | Opening: 1905 | Capacity: 10,226 seats History and description Luton Town moved to Kenilworth Road in 1905 about 20 years after the club was formed. The principal stand was a wooden main stand, which  burnt down in the 1920s and got replaced by […]