As we approach the finals for Europa League, FA Cup, Champions League and the World Cup, one thing that is certain is the stages that these games will be played on are grand.
That got us here at The18 thinking, what are the best stadiums in the world for footy fans to catch a game? And, if you're a stadium lover, check out our photo gallery of 18 Stadiums That Will Take Your Breath Away.) 10.
The stadium seats 66,000 people, but when standing room is allowed, the attendance can reach 70,000.
The masses packed into Real Madrid’s Bernabeu and Barcelona’s Camp Nou struggle to generate a fraction of the intensity seen at Valencia. Anfield, Liverpool Arguably the greatest player in Liverpool’s history is their famed 12th man.
The Kop bellows its anthem from the depth of a collective heart which can terrify and inspire in equal measure.
The fans are regarded as some of the best in the world, and even Andres Iniesta said, “I have played many games for Spain/Barca but I’ve never heard fans like celtic, they were amazing, not quiet for a single second.” 8- Allianz Area- Munich Germany One of the coolest, most modern-looking stadiums in the World, Allianz Arena opened just 9 years ago and hosted the 2012 Champions League Final, matches at the 2006 World Cup, and is home to both Bayern Munich and 1860 Munich.
Fans enjoy being much closer to the pitch and it is the only stadium in Europe that can change colors on its exterior.
This one, though, will take into account the type of team each of these stadium’s will be attempting to protect.