In the sensational world of sport, sporting arenas have been known to be a mark for pride, income, impression and board for their owners, tenants and the towns they are located.
Here are the list of the Top 5 most expensive football stadiums in the world and it’s capacity. Take a look at these magnificent buildings.
- Wembley Stadium
Built in 2007, the home to England’s national soccer team is actually the second incarnation of Wembley stadium. New Wembley was built on the same site as the storied original building.
It has capacity of 90,000 seats has an obstructed view, which in itself is a marvel of engineering. It costed $ 1.25 billion.
- Yankee Stadium
Located in Bronx, New York City, the Yankee Stadium is home of the New York Yankees baseball team. The new stadium pays tribute to the original one, with the Monument Park relocated to the new one.
The construction costs of the new Yankee Stadium rose to a high $1.5 billion. All told, the Stadium was reduced to a listed capacity of 57,545.
- Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Despite football being much more popular in places like Europe, American is still a place where large investments are made into these kinds of structures.
In June 2016, the total cost of its construction was estimated at US$1.6 billion. Mercedes-Benz Stadium has a seating capacity of 71,000 for Falcons games and is expandable to seat over 80,000 for special events.
- Singapore National Stadium
Finally, the Singapore National Stadium is another one that enters the £1 billion-plus club as far as its construction costs go.
Having opened back in 2014, this arena has gained a reputation as one of the most technologically advanced stadiums on the planet. The stadium is actually fully dynamic with seats capacity of 55000 spectators.
- Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Built with an estimated investment of more than $1.33bn, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, UK, is the home to English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. With 62,062 seats, it is the biggest club ground in London and the second biggest in the Premier League.