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Check out all the stadiums you could be playing at if you became a pro!
Fact: Wembley is the seventh largest football stadium in the world.
Stadium: Old Trafford.
Team: Manchester United.
Fact: Old Trafford is also known as the Theatre of Dreams.
Stadium: Emirates Stadum.
Fact: The Emirates Stadium is the newest Premier League ground after opening in 2006.
Arsenal’s previous stadium was called Highbury.
Stadium: St. James’ Park.
Team: Newcastle United.
Fact: St. James’ Park was one of only four stadiums in England selected to host a
number of football matches at the 2012 London Olympics.
Fact: Between 1884 and 1892 Anfield was actually Everton’s home ground.
Stadium: City of Manchester Stadium.
Team: Manchester City.
Fact: The City of Manchester Stadium is also known as the Etihad Stadium.
Stadium: Nou Camp.
Team: FC Barcelona.
Fact: The stadium was first opened in September 1957.
Stadium: Santiago Bernabéu.
Team: Real Madrid.
Fact: The stadium’s construction cost was a massive €1,732,943!
Fact: During the Civil War the Mestalla was in fact used as a concentration camp
and storage warehouse.
Stadium: Vicente Calderón Stadium.
Team: Atletico Madrid.
Fact: The stadium is called the Vicente Calderón Stadium, after the famous Atlético
Stadium: Stade de France.
Fact: The stadium is also used by the French national rugby team.
Stadium: Stade Veledrome
Team: Olympique de Marseille
Fact: Rhe stadium hosted matches in both the 1938 and 1998 World Cups.
Stadium: Stade Pierre-Mauroy.
Team: Lille OSC.
Fact: The stadium isn’t just used for football. Rihanna performed there as part of
her World Tour in July 2013.
Stadium: Parc des Princes.
Fact: The stadium has previously been the finish for the Tour de France on 54 occasions.
Stadium: Signal Iduna Park.
Team: Borussia Dortmund.
Fact: The stadium established the European record in average fan attendance in 2004–2005
with a total of 1.354 million fans.
Stadium: Olympiastadion Berlin.
Team: Hertha BSC.
Fact: The current Olympiastadion was originally built for the 1936 Summer Olympics
and suffered little damage during World War Two.
Stadium: Allianz Arena.
Team: Bayern Munich.
Fact: The Allianz Arena has a luminous exterior and lights up different colours on
Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Arena.
Fact: Between 1933 and 1945, the stadium was called Adolf Hitler Kampfbahn.
Stadium: San Siro.
Teams: AC Milan, Inter Milan, Italy.
Fact: In the stadium there is a museum about AC Milan and Inter Milan’s history featuring
lots of memorabilia.
Stadium: Stadio Olympico.
Teams: Lazio, Roma, Italy.
Fact: The Stadio Olympico has hosted national football and rugby matches as well
as Olympic and World Cup games.
Stadium: Stadio San Paolo.
Fact: During the 2005–06 season, Napoli achieved the 3rd highest average home attendance
throughout the whole of Italy.
Stadium: Stadio San Nicola.
Fact: The stadium resembles a flower. To create this effect, it consists of 26 'petals'
and upper tiers of the higher ring.
Stadium: Salt Lake Stadium.
Location: Kolkata, India.
Teams: Mohan Bagan AC, India.
Fact: The surface is in fact Astroturf.
Stadium: FNB Stadium.
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa.
Team: South Africa.
Fact: It cost $440 million to construct.
Stadium: Azadi Stadium.
Location: Tehran, Iran.
Teams: Esteghlal FC, Persepolis FC, Iran.
Fact: It was built to host the 1974 Asian Games.
Stadium: Estadio Azteca.
Location: Mexico City, Mexico.
Teams: Club America, Mexico.
Fact: The first goal scored scored in the stadium was by the Brazilian Arlindo Dos