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watching a football game at home doesn’t compare with watching a football game when you are there, when all the action happens. the atmosphere, the crowd, the anthem. & if you watch the game on one of the most expensive stadiums in the world, that’s once in a life time experiences.

 

#5 Wembley Stadium – $1.25 billion

located in London, England, Wembley Stadium is the home of England’s national soccer team. the stadium was built a second time in 2007. built in 1923, the original building didn’t have so many upgrades. with a capacity of 90.000 seats, not one of those have an obstructed view.

Wembley Stadium features a retractable roof, a hybrid grass field & 688 places where you can get a drink ( that explains the fact that during halftime at a soccer game, they were 40.000 beer pints. designed by HOK Sport & Foster and Partners, the construction was the work of Multiplex. the Wembley Arch has 1.040 feet.
Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium

 

 

#4 AT&T Stadium – $1.3 billion

previously known as Cowboys Stadium, the stadium was completed on May 27, 2009, with the help of Jerry Jones (owner of the historic NFL franchise the Dallas Cowboys). it was designed by HKS, the Dallas architectural firm. located in Arlington, Texas & with a capacity of 80.000 seats, AT&T Stadium owns some records : largest HD video screens (the stadium has 2 60-yard screens), largest attendance at a 2009 NFL game (105.121 people) & largest attendance for the 2010 NBA All-Star game (108.713 people). also, AT&T features more than 3.000 Sony LCD displays.

AT&T Stadium

AT&T Stadium

AT&T Stadium

AT&T Stadium

 

 

#3 Olympic Stadium – $1.4 billion

we’re talking here about the Olympic Stadium located in Montreal, not the one in Stratford, England. home of Montreal’s professional baseball & Canadian football teams, the building received a roof in 1987, but wasn’t until 2006 when the last bill was paid off & it wasn’t finished in time for the Olymnpics. with a capacity of 60.000 seats, Olympic Stadium was designed by the architect Roger Taillibert. the roof seems like a giant doughnut, so the stadium was nicknamed “The Big O” (also a reference to its name). this ‘doughnut’ sure deserves his place on the top list of themost expensive stadiums in the world.

Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium

 

 

#2 Yankee Stadium – $1.5 billion

designed by the architect firm Populous, the stadium’s exterior is made from 11.000 pieces of Indiana limestone & granite while the interior is embelisshed with photos which tells us the history of the Yankees. with a capacity of 50.086 seats, each one is 19-24 inches wide. the original Yankee Stadium was torn dow durint the revonations from 1974-1975. the new one replicates the frieze. between the interior of the stadium & the exterior wall is the ‘Great Hall’. the ‘Great Hall’ has more than 31.000 square feet. there you may find 20 banners of past & present Yankee’s superstars. the Yankee Stadium is located in New York. 

Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium

 

 

#1 MetLife Stadium – $1.6 billion

named at first New Meadowlands Stadium, the stadium opened his gates on April 10, 2010. located in East Rutherford, New Jersey, MetLife Stadium is home of the New York Jets and New York Giants of the National Football League. although on paper the stadium is owned by the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority, the New York Jets & New York Giants built the stadium using private funds. what makes this stadium special? just like the Allianz Arena from Munich, Germany, the New Meadowlands Stadium has an interior lighting that switches colors. that depens on which team is playing at home. so blue is for the New York Giants & green is for New York Jets. the exterior is entirely made out of aluminum louvers. 82,566 seats are available for the spectators.

MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium

 

 

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