1. Camp Nou
What: Catalan fervour and footballing passion ignite the home of FC Barca on a weekly basis. Seven of the World Cup- winning Spanish team play for the club hell-bent on conquering Europe. For pure skill and creative genius see the team dedicated to keeping the game beautiful, at the 100,000 capacity stadium – you won’t be disappointed.
Get more info: fcbarcelona.com
2. ‘La Bombonera’
What: Officially the Estadio Alberto J. Armando in Buenos Aires, the ‘Chocolate Box’ is home to Boca Juniors. The incendiary atmosphere at the annual derby against River Plate has legendary status but tickets are scarce, though Maradona has his own box.
Get more info: bocajuniors.com.ar/home
3. Santiago Bernabéu
What: Now known as the underdogs due to Barca’s domination of La Liga, Real Madrid still produces footballing magic. The stadium seats 80,000 roaring fans.
Get more info: realmadrid.com
4. Maracanã, Rio
What: The Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro has a seating capacity of about 80,000 but for the unforgettable Brazilian defeat in the 1950 World Cup final held 199,854 devastated fans. It still stands today and is known worldwide as a football coliseum.
Get more info: ipanema.com
5. San Siro
What: Home to both AC Milan and Inter Milan in, suprisingly, Milan. Technique reigns supreme at the home of Italian football and the fans bring an electrifying atmosphere. Take a tour of the museum within the stadium.
Get more info: sansirotour.com