La Bombonera: the world's most intimidating stadium
According to a BBC report, the home to Boca Juniors is the most intimidating place to play or watch the game. Valencia's Mestalla makes the top seven listing.
Red Star Belgrade's Rajko Mitic is second with Hernando Siles in La Paz (Bolivia) third on the podium with the infamous altitude providing the problems for players and fans alike. The Turk Telekom Arena (Istanbul) home to Galatasaray; Napoli's San Paolo and De Kuip in Rotterdam, home to Feyenoord make up the top six.
One LaLiga representative
Mestalla is the only Spanish ground on the list with the BBC claiming that the drastic structure of Valencia's Mestalla stadium and it's sloping seating structure which: "creates quite a sense of overbearing scrutiny for the players on the pitch...and vertigo for the fans at the top. Away fans are placed in the North East section and if you don't have a head for heights you might want to choose your seat carefully".