Top cities for football lovers
Football is a game played worldwide. Some fans like betting and looking for football odds. Football tourism is a favorite pastime of many fans. A large number of devoted fans travel thousands of miles to enjoy the quality game of their idols. Today, we will talk about several amazing cities for football lovers.
Barcelona is pleased to welcome all fans of soccer. In this city travelers, from all over the world can perfectly combine beach holidays with a hike to football. In addition to swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, you can see a number of other attractions, such as:
- The Gothic Quarter.
- The Basílica de la Sagrada Família.
- Casa Batlló.
- The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya.
Football lovers should go to the museum and club store of FC Barcelona, as well as to get a tour of the Camp Nou stadium.
When going to Spain, CF Real Madrid fans are best to come to the capital of the country, Madrid. In this city, you can easily find the famous Royal Palace, many chic squares and the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.
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In this list, we could not but include the capital of the country, where football was created. In London, everything is imbued with the spirit of this game, because 6 famous clubs play here at once. These are Arsenal FC, West Ham United F.C., Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, and Fulham. Also, you can easily find the famous red phone booths, double-decker buses and the oldest subway in the world. Besides, you will see Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and the Tower of London.
Fans may be interested in Manchester and Liverpool. There are excellent administrative buildings of the Liverpool Port and the museum of The Beatles.
Paris is one of the most visited European cities. In this romantic paradise, a fan can safely take his beloved partner. The city is fascinating at first sight. Tourists immediately try to visit the Louvre, see the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe with their own eyes.
Also, in this wonderful metropolis, Paris Saint-Germain FC holds matches in the Parc des Princes stadium. Although the club is quite young, today, it holds leading positions in world football.
Those who want to feel nostalgic can go to the district of Saint-Denis. They can visit the Stade de France. In 1998, the French national team defeated the Brazilians and became the world champion in this stadium. At this stadium, a final championship of Euro-2016 was held. Yet, the French lost to the Portuguese.
One of the most interesting cities in the world is Rome. This metropolis is a real must-visit for ordinary tourists. The sights here are on every corner. The ancient capital of the Roman Empire is famous for its majestic St. Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, and many other famous places. Also, tourists have a great opportunity to visit the smallest country on earth, the Vatican. In Rome, locals live football, many men and women are dressed in the paraphernalia of SS Lazio and AS Roma, even in daily life. The home arena of these clubs is Stadio Olimpico.
In Northern Italy, there is another city that will please football fans. House for AC Milan and Inter is a real fashion capital. They play in the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
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