Sports fans go to the stadium to show their love for their team. It’s their vigor and bottomless passion which come through the earth-shattering uproar.
They do so not only to support their team but also to intimidate their opponents. So here is the list of the 20 most hostile football stadiums in the world.
Here Are 20 Most Loudest Football Stadiums In The World
1. Allianz Arena, Bayern Munich
Allianz Arena is the home of Bayern Munich. This stadium has 75,000 seating capacity. It is the most hostile football stadium as well as a second-largest football stadium in Germany.
2. Anfield, Liverpool
Anfield is the home of Liverpool Football Club. This stadium has a seating capacity of 54.074 that makes it the 6th largest football stadium in England.
With a committed, relentless and supportive fan base the stadium is really intimidating for the opposite team.
3. Azadi Stadium, Tehran Iran
Azadi Stadium is the third biggest stadium in the world while it is the biggest in Asia. It is the home of the Iran National Football Team.
This stadium has a capacity of 100,000 spectators. It provides the spectators of two home team Esteghlal and Persepolis to show their loyalty to their teams with their intimidating roar.
4. Camp Nou, Barcelona Spain
Camp Nou is the home stadium of FC Barcelona. With a sitting capacity of 99,354, it is the largest stadium in Spain and in Europe.
It is one of the most intimidating stadia in Europe with a passionate fan base.
5. Celtic Park, Parkhead, Glasgow, Scotland
Commonly known as Parkhead or Paradise by Celtic fans, Celtic Park is the most hostile football stadium in Scotland and the sixth-largest football stadium in the world.
With the capacity of 60,411, it is the home ground of the Celtic Football Club.
6. Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Estadio Azteca is the home of Mexico National Football team and privately owned Club America.
It is the only stadium which hosted two FIFA World Cup final. It has a huge seating capacity of 105,000 spectators.
7. Estadio de Mestalla, Valencia, Spain
Estadio de Mestalla is the home stadium of the Valencia Football Club. It has a seating capacity of 55,000 people.
It’s an intimidating experience for the opposite team to play here as the spectators roar from the steep terrace and all over the stadium.
8. Estadio Do Maracana, Brazil
Estadio do Maracana is a Government-owned stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It has a sitting capacity of about 100,000 people.
In this huge stadium, people become uncontrollable as they cheer and scream for their teams.
9. Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti
Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, also known as River Plate Stadium is the home ground of River Plate Football Club.
It is also the home ground of Argentina National Team. It is considered the national stadium of Argentina which has a seating capacity of 67,664.
10. Feijenoord Stadion (de Kuip)
Feijenoord Stadio, commonly known as De Kuip, is the home ground of the traditional Dutch club Feyenoord.
For football matches, it has a sitting capacity of about 46,000-48,000 but it can go up to 51,577 for events like concerts.
With their vocal prowess, the spectators always try to boost the confidence of the players of their supporting team and bring down the morale of opponents.
11. Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium, Olympiakos
The Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium is the home ground of Greek Club Olympiakos FC.
As per record, this most hostile football stadium has a seating capacity of 33,296. Though the stadium is not as big as the other stadiums, it sure can draw a crowd that is unlike any other.
12. Inonu Stadium, Turkey
Inonu is the home stadium of the Turkish football club Besiktas. It is one of the famous and loud stadia of Turkey.
Its seating capacity is less than Galatasaray’s home ground but the fans seating here produce record-breaking 132 decibels roar which is louder than thunder.
This makes the stadium one of the most hostile in the world.
13. Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia
Luzhniki Stadium is the National Stadium of Russia. With its 81,000 seating capacity, it is the largest stadium in Russia.
The stadium is very much intimidating even to the fans( Who are known for their hostility).
14. Rungrado May Day Stadium, Pyongyang, North Korea
Rungrado May Day Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea. With a seating capacity of 1,50,000, the biggest stadium of North Korea intimidates opponents by using its gigantic size.
15. San Siro, Milan Italy
San Siro is the home Stadium of A.C. Milan and Inter. With a sitting capacity of 80, 018 extremely energetic and rowdy fans, San Siro is guaranteed to intimidate.
16. Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion)
Signal Iduna Park is the home ground of German Club Borussia Dortmund. It has a seating capacity of 80,552 intimidating and crazy crowd who either seated or standing always ready to wave their flag, scream, and roar.
17. Stade Geoffroy Guichard, St. Etienne, France
Stade Geoffroy Guichard is a multi-purpose stadium of France. It is primarily used for football matches.
The stadium has a seating capacity of 42,000 crazy fans for which the stadium’s nickname is the Green Hell.
18. Stadio San Paolo, Napoli
Stadio San Paolo is the home ground of Napoli and it is the third-largest stadium in Italy.
It has a seating capacity of 60,000 loud and obnoxious fans for which it is one of the most hostile football stadium for visiting teams.
19. Stadion Maksimir, Croatia
Stadion Maksimir is a stadium of Croatian capital Zagreb. It is the home ground of Dinamo Zagreb.
Though it is an open roof stadium and its seating capacity is low, the crazy fan makes the stadium a nightmare for the opposition team.
20. Turk Telekom Arena, Turkey
Turk Telecom Stadium is the home stadium of Galatasaray. The stadium has a seating capacity of 52,223 and it is famous for the fans’ feverish excitement and uproar.
It is recorded in the Guinness Book of World Record for “Loudest crowd roar in the world” which is 131.76 decibels.