Most intimidating football stadium
The stadium was designed by SOM, an American architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm.It was inaugurated on 18 October 1971 under the Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran; it is currently self-owned by Esteghlal and Persepolis.The Azadi Stadium was constructed by Arme Construction Company and designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill for the 7th Asian Games in 1974 with international criteria.Its land measurement is 450 Hectares and it is located in West Tehran.Stadium management also planned to later install seats in the upper level of the stadium.Those renovations were completed in 2003, and brought down the capacity of the stadium to well under 100,000.But political unrest in the late-1970s saw Tehran drop its bid for Games, leaving the eventual host, Los Angeles, the only city left bidding.Renovations first began on the stadium in 2002, when the lower level had seats installed and the pitch was replanted along with the installation of an underground heating system.
However, recent years have seen the club's fortune's slide with boos often heard ringing out during disappointing games.Azadi Stadium also hosted WAFF Championship Tournament in 20.Because of the loud sound of a vuvuzels, similar to the sound of bees, the stadium is sometimes called a "Bee swarm" The stadium is located in the West of Tehran, near Ekbatan district, and is easily accessible for most people living in the city. The West entrance is located on Ferdous street and the East entrance is on Farhangian street.Stoke City are a tough, uncompromising team on the field, but their 12th man certainly elevates the difficulty for visiting clubs to another level. varzeshgāh-e āryāmehr), is an all-seater football stadium in Tehran, Iran.