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Top 5 Current Largest Stadiums In The World (Photos)

5. Ohio Stadium

Ohio Stadium is an American football stadium located on the campus of The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States.

Ohio Stadium served as the home venue for the Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer prior to the opening of Columbus Crew Stadium twenty years ago. The stadium also was the home venue for the OSU track and field teams from 1923 to 2001.

The stadium opened ninety three years ago as a replacement for Ohio Field and with a total sitting capacity of one hundred and four thousand nine hundred and forty one, it is currently the third largest football stadium in the United States and the fifth largest in the world.

4. Beaver Stadium

Beaver Stadium is an outdoor college football stadium located on the campus of Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania, United States.

Beaver Stadium was opened in 1960 and it has an official seating capacity of one hundred and six thousand five hundred and seventy two spectators, making it currently the second largest stadium in North America and the fourth largest in the world.

3. Michigan Stadium

Michigan Stadium is a professional football stadium located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America, and is owned by the University of Michigan.

The stadium, with the sitting capacity of one hundred and seven thousand six hundred and one people, is currently the largest stadium in North America, the third largest stadium in the world, and the 34th largest sports venue.

Opened ninety four years ago, the stadium has hosted hockey tournaments, including the 2014 NHL Winter Classic, a regular season NHL game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings with an official attendance of one hundred and five thousand four hundred and ninety one people, a record for a hockey tournament. It also hosted the 2014 International Champions Cup soccer match between Real Madrid and Manchester United.

2. Rungrado 1st of May Stadium

The Rungrado 1st of May Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Rungra Island, Pyongyang, North Korea. It opened thirty two years ago, with its first major event being the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students.

With the sitting capacity of one hundred and fourteen thousand people, the stadium is currently the second largest stadium in the world after India's Narendra Modi Stadium.

The stadium is currently used for football matches, a few athletics events, and most frequently for the mass games of the Arirang Festival.

1. Narendra Modi Stadium

The Narendra Modi Stadium is a cricket stadium located at Motera, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

With a seating capacity of one hundred and thirty two thousand people, Narendra Modi Stadium is currently the largest stadium in the world. Opened thirty eight years ago, the stadium is owned by Gujarat Cricket Association.

Apart from cricket, the stadium has hosted many programs arranged by the Government of Gujarat, and it hosted matches during the 1987, 1996, and 2011 Cricket World Cups respectively. It hosted its first ever pink ball Test match between India and England nine years ago.

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