LaLiga stadia: A rough guide (II)
From Athletic Club to Villarreal, the second of six detailed looks at all twenty clubs in the Spanish top flight and a look at their respective football grounds.
Part II of our look at all 20 LaLiga team's stadia takes us to Cataluña, Andalucia and Galicia as we look at the Camp Nou, Benito Villamarin and Balaidos home to FC Barcelona, Real Betis Balompie and Celta Vigo respectively.
The home of Catalan giants FC Barcelona is one of the biggest football stadiums in the world with a capacity to house more than 99,000 spectators and has been awarded the prestigious UEFA five star certificate. The Camp Nou was inaugurated on September 24 1957 and hosted the opening game in Spain's 1982 World Cup when it had a capacity of holding 115.000 spectators. With the change to an all-seater arena, the capacity of the ground has decreased. Barcelona have been exploring at upgrading the ground with the intention to increase the VIP area at the ground. Ahead of the with the Santiago Bernabeu the Camp Nou ranks at the top of highest match attendance in Spanish football.