Top 5 intimidating european grounds
The world famous Spion Kop, also known as “The Kop,” on the right end of the pitch is regarded as creating the most intense atmosphere in english football.
Some say the Kopites can almost suck the ball into the net.
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.
Home to Europe’s most successful club, Real Madrid, the Bernabeu is one of the most prestigious grounds in Europe.
Hosting almost every single type of final, the Bernabeu screams history.
The Italian soccer mecca hosted a couple of European Cup Finals, World Cup matches and a plethora of Serie A showdowns.
Along with gracing some of the greatest footballers to ever live, the stadium aesthetically resembles a fortress, with 11 cylindrical towers surrounding the stadium and a a overhang that covers all 80,074 seats.
It’s perfect circular formation doesn’t have a bad seat in the house and with an extended roof that covers 95% of the seats, acoustics will only have one place to go to exit, the pitch.
But the home to greats such as Ferenc Puskas, Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo and Cristiano Ronaldo will always be known as the Bernabeu.
Stationed in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the Maracana could be the most notable stadium in the footballing community.
The oldest and largest stadium in Scotland is a must see for any futbol fan.
What is commonly known to Celtic supporters as "Parkhead" or "Paradise" is rarely not filled to capacity.
“The Theatre of Dreams,” home to Manchester United, is the second largest stadium in England.