Stadia are places where people go in order to see their favorite teams play. What they are known for is the electric atmosphere that they can create. Several tens of thousands of people gather around in a single place and shout from the depth of their lungs. If this doesn’t electrify you – then we don’t know if anything can. As it turns out, some of the biggest stadia in the world are situated in the United States of America. In fact, 8 out of 10 of the biggest stadia in the world are American stadia. Below you will get to read more about the biggest stadia in the United States.
- Michigan Stadium
The official capacity for this stadium is 107,601. However, it’s known to have held crowds in excess of 115,000. It’s the biggest stadium in the United States – and the second biggest stadium in the entire world. This is the official football stadium of the University of Michigan, located in Ann Arbor. Built in the distant 1927, this stadium retains its place as one of the biggest in the entire world.
- Beaver Stadium
This stadium is named after the governor of the same name, James A. Beaver. This is the third largest stadium in the entire world. It has a capacity of 106,572 seats. This definitely makes this stadium one of the biggest in America, and in the rest of the world. A fun fact about this stadium is that it’s the first of the stadia in the entire world that you can see in Google Street View.
- Ohio Stadium
This stadium is known for its many names. Besides being known as Ohio Stadium, it’s also known as “The Horseshoe”, “The Shoe”, and “The House That Harley Built”. It’s to be found on the campus of The Ohio State University. The official capacity of this stadium is set at 104,944 seats. There are also renovations to be done to this stadium which are estimated to decrease the number of seats for more than 2,000. Regardless of that, this is still one of the biggest stadiums in the United States and in the entire world, at that.
- Kyle Field
This stadium is located on the Texas A&M University campus. It’s also known by the name of “Home of the 12th Man”. It has an official seating capacity of 102,733 and this makes this stadium one of the biggest in the world, too. The highest number of people that attended a game on Kyle Field was 110,633.
The four stadia that we have mentioned on our list are not only some of the biggest in the United States of America – but they are also some of the biggest stadia in the entire world. As you can see, the stadia in the United States are pretty large, to begin with – and they have very high seating capacities. We hope that you will get the chance to enjoy seeing a sports game in one of these stadia.