Liga MX – Top 5 Largest Football Stadiums

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The Mexican First Division is also called Liga MX or Liga BBVA MX being the most important professional football league in the country. Liga MX plays two small tournaments annually: Apertura and Clausura. In this article, we will present the largest Stadiums of the Liga MX.

The Stadiums

With the competitions, the stadiums to host the matches were built. Designed structures for the spectators to enjoy the sports event from any seat in the stadium.

Mexico has hosted the World Cup twice, in 1970 and in 1986, and has some historic football stadiums.

These are the 5 largest football stadiums of the Liga MX that have witnessed great matches, with incredible performances and feats. All of them engraved in the collective memory of Mexican soccer history.

1. Azteca, in Tlalpan (Mexico City) 

Capacity: 87,523

Year: 1966

This is the largest stadium in Mexico and one of the 10 biggest in the world. The building is located at an altitude of 2,200 m above sea level.

Local Teams: Club América, Cruz Azul and Mexico National Football Team. 

2. Olímpico Universitario, in Coyoacán (Mexico City) 

Capacity: 72,000

Year: 1952

This is the only one of the Olympic stadiums located in an area declared as World Cultural Heritage.

Local Team: Pumas UNAM and Pumas CU.


3. Jalisco, in Guadalajara (Jalisco)

Capacity: 55,110

Year: 1960

Experts say that the Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona, Spain, was the inspiration for its construction. It is also called El Monumental,

Local Team: Atlas F.C.,Leones Negros UdeG and Deportivo CAFESSA Jalisco. 

4. BBVA, in Guadalupe (Nuevo León)

Capacity: 53,500

Year: 2015

It is nicknamed The Steel Giant. It is the most modern of the largest stadiums, and it is located in a place of which one third of the area is green. However, the construction was full of controversy. There were accusations of being an apparent impediment to wildlife growth on a local scale.

Local Team: C.F. Monterrey

5. Cuauhtémoc, in Puebla City (Puebla) 

Capacity: 51,726

Year: 1968

This is the first and only stadium in all Latin America to have a facade totally covered with ETFE plastic. It is an innovation in textile design and sports architecture.

Local Team: Club Puebla.

The teams and Stadiums of Liga MX are ready to offer always the best show to the fans in their monumental stadiums.

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