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The world's 10 largest football stadiums

The following is a list of  association football   stadiums . They are ordered by their  seating capacity , that is the maximum number of spectators that the stadium can accommodate in seated areas. All stadiums that are the home of a club or national team with a capacity of 40,000 or more are included. That is the minimum capacity required for a stadium to host  FIFA World Cup  finals matches. The list contains both stadiums used solely for football, and those used for other sports as well as football. Some stadiums are only used by a team for certain high attendance matches, like  local derbies  or cup games.   Salt Lake Stadium 85,000 Salt Lake Stadium  or  Yuva Bharati Krirangan  is a multipurpose  stadium  in  Bidhannagar ,  Kolkata ,  West Bengal , with a current capacity of 85,000. It is the  largest stadium in India  by capacity. Before its renovation in 2011, it was the second largest football stadium in the world, having a  seating capacity