Stadiums vary in size and design. However, there is an increased number of sports fans, which has prompted designers of sports arenas to match the size of the stadiums with the number of fans. The list below highlights some of the largest stadiums in the world by crowd capacity.
May Day Stadium (Pyongyang, North Korea)
May Day Stadium is one of the largest stadiums in the world with a capacity of 114,000. The stadium hosts the North Korea soccer team. It has also been used to celebrate former North Korea leader Kim II Sung, and sports like wrestling and athletics are done here.
Michigan Stadium (Ann Arbor, Michigan – United States)
This is the largest stadium in the United States, with a capacity of 107,601. It is home to the Michigan Wolverines football club. The stadium established in 1927, and it is informally known as “The Big House.”
Beaver Stadium (University Park, Pennsylvania – United States)
Beaver Stadium has a sitting capacity of 106572, although it is likely to reduce to 103,000 after renovation. The stadium hosts the Penn State Nittany Lions team.
Ohio Stadium (Columbus, Ohio – United States)
Also known as “The Horseshoe,” Ohio Stadium has a capacity of 104,944 and hosts Ohio State Buckeyes. Other major music acts such as The Rolling Stones and Metallica use the stadium too.
Kyle Field (College Station, Texas – United States)
The Kyle Field has been used for athletics since 1904, accommodating 500 people only. However, over the years, the capacity has increased to 102,733 people. It hosts the Texas A&M Aggies football club.
Neyland Stadium (Knoxville, Tennessee – United States)
This stadium has been the home for the Tennessee Volunteers football club for decades. It also hosts concerts, religious gatherings, and political rallies. It has a capacity of 102,455 people.
These are some of the biggest stadiums in the world.