The Rungrado 1st of May Stadium, also known as the May Day Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, completed on 1 May 1989. Its first major event was the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students. It is the largest stadium in the world, with a total capacity of 150,000. The site occupies an area of 20.7 hectares (51 acres). It is commonly confused with the nearby 50,000 capacity Kim Il-sung Stadium due to proximity, but possesses unique size and seating capacities which provide distinction.
2. Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain
With a seating capacity of 99,354, it is the largest stadium in Spain and Europe, and the second largest football stadium in the world in capacity. It has hosted two European Cup/Champions League finals in 1989 and 1999, two UEFA Cup Winners' Cup finals, four Inter-Cities Fairs Cup final games, five UEFA Super Cup final games, four Copa del Rey finals, two Copa de la Liga final games, twenty-one Supercopa de España final games, five matches including the opening game of the 1982 FIFA World Cup, two out of four matches at the 1964 European Nations' Cup and the football competition final at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
3. Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico
The Estadio Azteca is an association football stadium located in the suburb of Santa Úrsula in Mexico City, and the home ground of Club América, Cruz Azul, and the Mexico national football team. With an official capacity of 95.500 it is the largest stadium in Mexico. The stadium sits at an altitude of 7,200 feet (2195 meters) above sea level. As of 2018, the stadium also serves as the home ground for Cruz Azul.
4. Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran
The Azadi Stadium (Persian: ورزشگاه آزادی varzeshgāh-e āzādi) formerly known as Aryamehr Stadium (Persian: ورزشگاه آریامهر varzeshgāh-e āryāmehr) is an all-seater football stadium in Tehran, Iran. The stadium was designed by SOM, an American architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm. It was inaugurated on 18 October 1971 under the Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran; it is currently self-owned by Esteghlal and Persepolis. It is also the home stadium of the Iran national football team. It has a capacity of 95.225 spectators, though it has been able to hold more than that during special matches. The stadium is part of the much larger Azadi Sport Complex, and is surrounded by a rowing river, football training pitches, a weightlifting complex, swimming facilities and indoor volleyball and futsal courts, among many other amenities.
5. FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa
First National Bank Stadium or simply FNB Stadium, also known as Soccer City and The Calabash, is a stadium located in Nasrec, bordering the Soweto area of Johannesburg, South Africa. The venue is managed by Stadium Management South Africa (SMSA)and is a home ground of Kaizer Chiefs F.C. in the South African Premier Soccer League as well as key fixtures for the South African national football team (Bafana Bafana).