Top Stadiums to visit in Europe
Many sports fans travel around the world to follow their teams, with Europe the key continent when it comes to football. There are endless famous football stadiums in the UK and across Europe that are a must to visit if you are a sports fan. So here we cover the top ones to add to your bucket list in your lifetime.
FC BARCELONA – Camp Nou
On top of virtually all football supporters lists is a trip to see the famous home of Barcelona football club, the Camp Nou. It currently sits as Europe’s largest football stadium and has been open since back in 1957, before then being renewed in 1989 and then a decade later in 1999 for the Champions league final. This year they are again hoping for a Champions league victory following the shock semi-final exit last season. They have been very well supported at the best NJ online casinos behind the favourites Manchester City. The stadium itself has a capacity of 99,354.
REAL MADRID – Santiago Bernabeu
Another stadium in Spain that is a must to visit is the home of Real Madrid, the Santiago Bernabeu. This is also the home of the Spanish national side and originally opened back in 1947, before being renovated in both 1982 and 2001. The stadium now has a capacity of 85,454.
MANCHESTER UNITED – Old Trafford
Old Trafford is the home of possibly the most famous side in the history of the sport in Manchester United. It opened in 1910, before being renewed in 2006. This now makes it the largest club stadium in England and the second largest altogether behind Wembley. The stadium itself has a capacity of 75,731.
FC BAYERN MUNICH – Allianz Arena
The first stadium to make the list from Germany is the home of the current Bundesliga champions, Bayern Munich. This is the Allianz arena, which opened in 2005 and is the home of 1860 Munich as well as Bayern Munich. The capacity of the stadium is 71,437 and can amazingly change colour in order to reflect the team that is playing there. Red for Bayern and it will then turn blue for 1860 Munich.
BORUSSIA DORTMUND – Signal Iduna Park
Another German stadium to make the list is the Westfalenstadion, now known as the Signal Iduna Park. This is following insurance company Signal Iduna purchasing the rights to the name until 2021. The stadium is home to Borussia Dortmund and is the largest in Germany and the seventh largest in Europe. It opened back in 1974 and has a capacity of 80,645.
AC MILAN/INTER MILAN – San Siro
Stadio Giuseppe Meazza better known as the San Siro is the home of both AC Milan and Inter Milan. It opened in 1925 and has since been renewed in 1965, 1970 and finally in 2002 prior to the Champions league final. There are now plans for this to be completely rebuilt into a new 60,000 capacity stadium, ready for the 2022/23 season. The current capacity of the San Siro is 80,108.
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