Guangzhou Evergrande Start Work On Insane 100,000 Capacity Stadium
Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande have started work on a stunning new 100,000 capacity stadium.
The stadium, which will become the largest football-only stadium in the world, is to cost a whopping $1.7 billion and is set to be completed by 2022.
Construction on the Lotus Flower shaped design began on 16 April and if it looks anything close to the pictures being shared around, then Evergrande will have a unique incredible arena as their new home ground.
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The arena will only be behind the Rungrado 1st May Stadium North Korea, the Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium and Melbourne Cricket Ground as far as capacity.
Guangzhou Evergrande are building a 100,000 seater stadium in China to be ready by the end of 2022! :stadium::scream: pic.twitter.com/l0HwCrO79m- Football Daily (@footballdaily) April 16, 2020
It will surpass Barcelona's iconic Nou Camp, though it will only be temporarily as the Blaugrana are increasing the capacity to 105,000 as part of the ground's expansion.
The new state-of-the-art, 150,000 square foot sports complex is being built with the hope that it will be host for the opening ceremony for the 2023 Asian games.
Two-time AFC Champions League winners Evergrande currently average around 50,000 supporters for home games.