Rome stadium buzzes with excitement, packed with roaring fans clad in vibrant team colors; red & yellow

The Best Football Stadiums You Need to See When in Italy

Football is one of the most beloved sports in the world, with the biggest army of fans and clubs in almost every country. Some football competitions are a global phenomenon, as they make people skip work and other responsibilities to watch the games and support their teams. Various countries aren’t even trying to hide their love for the game, and Italy is one of them. Both their national team and their clubs achieved much success throughout history. If you are visiting Italy, there is no better way to witness this than going to one of their stadiums. Some of them are breathtaking, a simple must-see when you visit the country.

San Siro/Giuseppe Meazza

The biggest stadium in Italy and probably one of the most unique ones in Europe is in Milan. This venue is a home for the city’s biggest rivals, AC Milan and Inter Milan, hence the two names. The games of these clubs are often played at popular sites such as, due to their huge success in both domestic and European competitions. When AC Milan plays, the official name of the stadium is San Siro, and it is colored red, while blue is the official color of the Giuseppe Meazza for Inter games. No matter which of these clubs you want to see, make sure to book one of the 85,700 seats for an unforgettable spectacle.

Stadio Olimpico

One of the most famous cities in Europe is Italy’s capital. Rome is also known as the “Eternal City” and is the epicenter of modern society. So many of the things in this city have to be seen, and Stadio Olimpico is one of them. The modern-day Colosseum is the home, once again, to the two clubs. This is one of the attractions that helped Italian tourism recover. Rivals AS Roma and SS Lazio are calling this stadium their home venue. Since the rivalry between them is bigger than in Milan, you can only imagine the atmosphere when they play against each other. This creation by the architect Luigi Walter Moretti was the site of some of the football spectacles, such as the 1960s Olympic games, and the 1990s World Cup.

Stadio Diego Armando Maradona

Formerly known as Stadio Sao Paolo, the stadium now bears the name of one of the greatest players of all time. Diego Armando Maradona has been one of the best players that has ever played football and is a legend of the SSC Napoli. That is why both city and club officials decided to rename the stadium, with more than 60 thousand seats, to his name on December 4th, 2020, after his death. He was the player who came from a more reputable Barcelona to Napoli and helped them win 2 league titles. People from the south of Italy are famous for their passion, and pizza Napolitana. Tourists can enjoy these things at games that Napoli plays in Serie A or the Champions League.


Italy is a land in which there is a lot to see. Their history, tradition, cuisine, and landscape make it a tourist attraction like no other. One thing is present in all these things when it comes to this great nation, and that is – passion. It can also be seen in one of the most important unimportant things in the world, football. So, make sure you visit one of these legendary shrines of the game in Italy.

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