Revealed: five of the world’s best new sporting stadium projects

By Dan Colombini25 February 2022

From football stadia developed to newly developed American football projects in the US, we take a look at the incredible new stadiums that will be playing host to sports fans around the world...

Fans fill the SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, home of American football team LA Rams. Photo: Reuters.

Video: LA Rams’ SoFi Stadium

Watch EarthCam’s time-lapse video that took over 1,400 days and four million images to document the dreamlike construction of the LA Rams’ SoFi Stadium in the US.

‘Cathedral’ stadium chosen as ‘new San Siro’ in Milan

A stadium design from US-based architect Populous has been chosen as the replacement for the famous San Siro football stadium in Milan, Italy.

The Cathedral, which promises to be Europe’s most sustainable football stadium The ‘Cathedral’ will become the new home of Italian football giants AC Milan and Inter Milan, as well as being the centrepiece of a new sport and leisure neighbourhood in the city.

Video: Webuild announces Al Bayt Stadium open ahead of Qatar 2022

Webuild has confirmed the openining of the stadium, which will host Fifa’s Arab Cup, before matches at the 2022 Fifa World cup next year. Although not in Europe, much of the continent will be tuning in to the controversial event, which will be held in the winter for the first time in its history.

The Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar, built by Italian-based contractor Webuild, has now been officially declared open, ahead of the upcoming Fifa World Cup in 2022.

Laing O’Rourke hits Everton FC stadium milestone

UK construction company Laing O’Rourke has reached “major milestones” in the construction of Everton Football Club’s new football stadium.

The contractor has laid the first of the foundations for the new €580 million stadium, which is being built on the semi-derelict Bramley-Moore Dock on the River Mersey in Liverpool, England.

Chinese Government takes over Evergrande stadium

A government body has taken over China Evergrande Group’s soccer stadium with a view to selling it, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuter in December last years, as the debt-laden property developer scrambles to meet liabilities.

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