The Rungrado May First Stadium located in Pyongyang, North Korea has the Largest Stadium capacity in the world. Currently used for football matches, it was constructed as the main stadium for the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students in 1989. The stadium can seat 150,000 people at a single time. Along with Football match, a few athletics matches and Mass Games also held here. Its name comes from Rungra Islet in the Taedong River, upon which it is situated, and May Day, the international day celebrating labor and particularly celebrated among communists. Its scalloped roof features 16 arches arranged in a ring, and it is said to resemble a parachute or a magnolia blossom. It hosts events on the main pitch sprawling across over 22,500 m². Its total floor space is over 207,000 m² across eight stories, and the lobes of its roof peak at more than 60 m (197 ft) from the ground. [Source: Wikipedia]. While the stadium is used for sporting events, it is most famous as the site of massive performances and shows celebrating Kim Il-sung and the North Korean nation. These performances are now an annual feature in Pyongyang, usually in August and September. The Guinness Book of Records
has recognized these events as the largest in the world.
In the year 2000, the U.S. Secretary of State under President Bill Clinton, Madeleine Albright visited North Korea and Kim Jong-il entertained Albright at the stadium. World championship Wrestling andNew Japan Pro Wrestling jointly produced Collision, the largest professional wrestling pay-per-view event ever. The stadium allegedly had an attendance of 150,000 and 190,000 over the event period of two days on April28 and 29, 1 995. North America didn't aired the event until August, 1995. The attendance figure might be exaggerated as American wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer has stated but somewhere around 160,000 was the actual attendance of the event over two days.
Michigan Stadium, which is nicknamed "The Big House" was the largest stadium in the United States, the second largest in the world and the 34th largest sports venue around the world.The stadium has hosted crowds in excess of 115,000 however its actual, official, capacity is 107,601. Michigan stadium is a football stadium for the university of Michigan.
Beaver Stadium, with an official capacity of 106,572, is the third largest stadium in the world and second largest stadium in the western hemisphere. The stadium is named after James A Beaver, former president of The Pennsylvania State University board of trustees. It is an outdoor college football stadium since 1960.