There was only one rule: I couldn’t list our home stadium of Villa Park (shout out to the Holte End). player, it’s intimidating because so many teams before us have gone down there to play Mexico and failed to get a point.
Estadio Azteca The first stadium that comes to mind straight away is Azteca in Mexico City. It’s like this mythical place that you hear about as a young player, and you’re like, “What could be so crazy about it? There’s an overwhelming feeling like, Okay, it’s the guys on this bus versus an entire country.
As an American playing in the Premier League, one of the things that continues to blow my mind is the passion of the fans over here.
Just this weekend, we got a massive 1-0 win on the road against Tottenham at White Hart Lane, and sure enough, our traveling supporters were singing their hearts out in their corner of the stands.
I’ve played at Arrowhead a bunch of times, and it’s very difficult to hear what’s being called and what’s being checked to.
Obviously if we check to a run and you run a route, the guy makes a play in the backfield and you hear that crowd get even louder.” – on Sept. When it’s loud, and they’ve got good pass rushers, it’s tough.” – Cleveland on Oct.
At field level, the way the transparent roof extends over the stands creates a really dramatic atmosphere.
No big deal.”Then you have your first trip to Mexico City, and the intense vibe starts before you even leave the hotel. When you get to the locker room, the staff wheels in oxygen tanks and it reminds you that you’re about to play 90 minutes at 7,000 feet above sea level.
The locals invariably find out where we’re staying and there always seems to be a crowd waiting for us as we board the bus. It’s almost like a presidential motorcade to get to the stadium. Performing at an elite level at that altitude isn’t easy.
With a seating capacity of about 88,548 spectators, along with its intimidating stadium design, it can hold some very loud fans holding true to their Gator fan spirit.
Kyle Field is currently the largest stadium in the SEC with a seating capacity of 102,733.
Of course, Arrowhead also owns the Guinness World Record as the loudest outdoor stadium in the world.