In the past, attending a football game was something that was available for lower classes. Supporting your favorite team was a way to get things of your mind and forget about the hard life and daily grind. But the popularity of football has changed all of that. Now we see venues that cost a small fortune just to attend and don’t get us started on the season tickets.
A lot of clubs invest in high-tech, modern stadiums. In order to get the most out of their investment ticket prices go up. But it also depends on the popularity of the club and the area they come from.
Here are some of the most expensive stadiums in the world for watching football!
Wembley Stadium (London, England)
The most legendary stadium in England, if not the world, is at the same time the priciest one to attend. After remodeling and building a completely new one on the grounds of the old. Wembley stadium became one of the best places to watch football.
However, the privilege of doing so will cost around $90 a ticket. If you add $60 for concessions and additionally $40 for parking and you get to a figure that not a lot of working-class citizens can afford.
Corinthians Arena (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Football being the most popular sport in Brazil demands that you pay a lot to see one of the most popular clubs in the country. The Corinthians Arena is one of the biggest stadiums in Brazil and it cost $1.5 billion to build.
But if you want to see the local club pay you have to cough up between $100 and $150 for a ticket and around $45 for parking. Concessions start at $50 for basics but go much higher.
Olympic Stadium (Montreal, Quebec)
The MLS league has enabled football to jump in popularity in Canada. It took $1.5 billion to create the Olympic Stadium in Montreal and it also requires a lot for its upkeep.
Tickets go as high as $150 and concessions start at $50. But parking spots are a nightmare. They are hard to get and high in cost. Better find some sorts of public transportation to get here.
Cape Town Stadium (Cape Town, South Africa)
The Cape Town Stadium was specifically built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It took $1.75 billion to make and if you take account of the cost of living in the area, it is one of the most expensive stadiums to attend.
Tickets don’t go cheaper than $170 apiece, while concessions and parking will cost you an additional $120.
Signal Iduna Park (Dortmund, Germany)
The home ground of Borussia Dortmund is at the same time the most expensive stadium in the world. It took an investment of $2 billion to create and it resulted in one of the most technologically advanced stadiums to date.
Tickets go as high as a few hundred dollars while some even spend $500 just to see a match and attend at this stadium.