The most intimidating
Around the world, sports fans can be relentlessly intimidating.
It’s not just all the stadium paraphernalia that visually exhibits their love for their team and the game It’s also the vigor and bottomless passion that you can hear from the earth shattering uproar that they effortlessly create to intimidate the opponent as exemplified by our 25 Most Intimidating Stadiums In The World.
In 2011, it recorded a ear splitting 131.76 decibels; the world’s “loudest crowd roar in the world” by the Guinness Book of World Records. The Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, as it is officially named, is a government owned stadium which can seat close to 100,000.
The third biggest association football stadium in the world, this stadium is the biggest in Asia. Inonu is another of Turkey’s famous and extremely loud stadium grounds.In spite of this downsize, the fans’ energy and fervor more than makes up for it with hooliganism and crazy antics that has proven to be too much to handle for normal spectators.If two rival teams play in the same home stadium, how heated could the games in this stadium be?It is also formally known as the Estadio Alberto J. If you've ever been in a situation where you had to stand up for yourself, then you already know it can make for a super stressful situation — and sometimes even one that ends up backfiring.De Kuip or “the tub” is home to Feyenoord, one of the traditional top teams of the Netherlands.For football matches, it can seat 46,000 to 48,000 but the total capacity goes up to 51,577 for other events like concerts.Its steep terrace allows fans to appear closer and imposing as the players are forced to look into the stands and drown in the fan’s roaring cheers.After closing up the Ali Sami Yen, this stadium became the new “hell” providing fans a new venue for their feverish excitement and uproar.Estadio Azteca is the only stadium which has been able to host two FIFA World Cup finals.This incredibly huge edifice which can seat up to 105,000 spectators is the home of the national football team and the privately owned Club America. Etienne, this multi-purpose stadium which currently seats 26,500 fans but is currently being redesigned to sit 40,830 fans sets it apart from the rest because of the crazy antics fans employ to encourage their teams.