The talented photographer Michael Molzar shares some stunning photos of football stadiums around the world. Despite their monumental dimensions the photographer is concentrating on architectural details in this selection. Pics by Michael Molzar
This picture (above) was taken at the Maurice-Dufrasne-Stadium in Lüttich, Belgium at the play-offs between KRC Genk and Standard Liège. The stadium with a capacity of 30,023 is home to the football club Royal Standard Club de Liège (Standard Liège).
This is a close up of the Allianz Arena in Munich. Opened in 2005, the Stadium holds up to 75,000 people. Its landmark facade and roof are made of 2,784 inflated panels and can be light up in different colours allowing for some spectacular views.
The Ernst-Happel Stadium filled with fans of the Austrian national football team is shown in this picture. It is currently Austria´s biggest stadium and located in the famous Prater area in Vienna. It can hold up to 50,865 fans. The stadium can be considered a multi-purpose venue not only hosting football games but also concerts, athletic competitions and other events.
This is the Estádio do Dragão in Porto, Portugal. It is home to the football club FC Porto and has a capacity of 50,035.
Stadium Hohe Warte in Vienna is home ground of the football club First Vienna FC 1894. A first version of this stadium was already built in 1920 and held crowds of up to 80,000 people. Back then it was not only used for football games but also for operas and box fights. After several renovations it now holds up to 7,200 people.