1. University of Michigan stadium
The University of Michigan stadium is the largest stadium in the United States and the 3rd largest stadium in the world. This giant was built in 1927, at that time the capacity of the stadium was 72 thousand people, and the cost of work cost 950 thousand dollars. Today, Michigan stadium, nicknamed “the Big house”, holds 109,901 fans, with the possibility of expanding to 115,000. The stadium is the home arena for the Michigan Wolverines football team. On September 7, 2013, a game between the local Michigan Wolverines and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish drew 115,109 fans, which is an all-time attendance record for American football games.
Interesting fact: the population of Ann arbor is 110,000 people, which means that some football games are attended by more fans than live in the city where the stadium itself is located.
2. Beaver stadium, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania.
Beaver stadium, built in 1960, is the second largest stadium in the United States and the 4th largest in the world. Located in University Park, Pennsylvania, it is the home arena for the Penn State Nittany Lions football team . The stadium has a capacity of 106,572 fans. The name of the stadium translates as “beaver”, but it does not come from any beaver, but from the name of former Governor of the state James A. beaver, who was also President of the Pennsylvania Board of Trustees.
3. Kyle Field Stadium, Texas.
Kyle field stadium is the largest stadium in Texas, the third largest in the United States, and the fifth largest in the world. This arena is located in the city of College station, which has a population of 100,050 people, which is 2,500 thousand less than the capacity of the stadium, which is 102,512 people. Kyle field stadium was opened in 1927 and has been the home arena of the Texas A&M Aggies football club since that time .