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FourFourTwo's 100 Best Football Stadiums in the World

Overview

FourFourTwo's inaugural rundown of the finest football stadiums in the world brings you the 100 most must-visit destinations. Chosen in conjunction with our worldwide web of expert writers (and fans), it presents a century of super stadiums we'd all love to go to.

The list will be revealed over the course of the week. Below is an easy-access guide to the full gamut of #FFT100Stadiums (opens in new tab) content - and feel free to have your say on TwitterFacebookGoogle+ and Instagram.

The list

100-91 (opens in new tab) • 90-81 (opens in new tab) • 80-71 (opens in new tab) • 70-61 (opens in new tab) • 60-51 (opens in new tab) • 50-41 (opens in new tab) • 40-31 • 30-21 (opens in new tab) 20-11 • 10 (opens in new tab) 9 (opens in new tab) 8 (opens in new tab) 7 (opens in new tab) 6 (opens in new tab) • 5 4 (opens in new tab) 3 (opens in new tab) 2 (opens in new tab) 1 (opens in new tab)

The features

How we chose the list (opens in new tab)

A brief history of football grounds (opens in new tab), by Simon Inglis

The greatest stadiums that never were

Who the hell is Santiago Bernabeu? Named stadiums explained (opens in new tab)

QUIZ How many of our 100 have you visited? (opens in new tab)

Archibald Leitch: the man who invented the football stadium (opens in new tab)

The world's biggest stadiums (opens in new tab)

QUIZ Higher or lower? Take our stadium capacity quiz (opens in new tab)

• How to build a football stadium, by those who did

• The 11 weirdest stadium names (opens in new tab) 

In memoriam: Britain's great lost grounds (opens in new tab) 

QUIZ Name that stadium (opens in new tab)

Coming soon: The new stadiums being built and planned (opens in new tab)

The most beautiful grounds in the world (opens in new tab)

• GALLERY 9 of the best from the '90s (opens in new tab)

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Gary Parkinson is a freelance writer, editor, trainer, muso, singer, actor and coach. He spent 14 years at FourFourTwo as the Global Digital Editor and continues to regularly contribute to the magazine and website, including major features on Euro 96, Subbuteo, Robert Maxwell and the inside story of Liverpool's 1990 title win. He is also a Bolton Wanderers fan.