Galatasaray Voted As Having The Best Atmosphere In World Football
Clubs all over the world are on a constant quest to get a better atmosphere inside their ground but some of Europe's best have a great atmosphere already. Which team has the best on the continent?
"Is this a library?" A song sung so often at football grounds that I'm starting wonder if it's not actually a question about one team's atmosphere and more a comment on modern society that more and more libraries are being shut down in a time when we need free access to books.
Teams in the Premier League often seem to lack atmosphere with football tourists one of the reasons blamed for England's top tier lacking on occasion.
However there are some grounds around the continent that have managed to capture the best atmospheres and one of them is even at one of England's biggest clubs in the form of Liverpool.
Anfield is famous for the noise the Kop makes, especially on a European night, but it's not the only place with Celtic Park, the Westfalenstadion and the Turk Telekom Stadium all making a good argument for the best around.
We asked our fans which of those four has the best atmosphere and the results were pretty much a landslide:
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Of course there's places like the Bombonera that would make a very good argument over beating Galatasaray but there's few that could argue that the Super Lig side's fans really know how to create an atmosphere.
The Turk Telekom is usually awash with flares and smoke bombs from the stands and the fans don't just wait till the big matches as these videos from an open training session and an under 19s game prove:
Which grounds would you most like to visit to take in the atmosphere?
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