This year the Bombonera celebrated 80 years in the midst of the pandemic that affects the whole world. While the Boca leadership is debating expanding the stadium, Scaloni said that he likes this court because of the warmth of the public who feel good up close.
In this context, the prestigious magazine France Football made a list of the 30 stadiums "hottest" or with the best atmosphere and the Bombonera ranked first. "What is a hot stadium? It is a place where one feels a thousand emotions, between the pleasure of being there, in the midst of others, and the fear of this passionate crowd," explained the magazine to explain its selection.
What other courts are included in the top 10? Anfield (Liverpool) is in second place followed by Signal Iduna Park (Borussia Dortmund), Rajko-Mitic (Red Star), Celtic Park (Celtic), Monumental Stadium (River Plate), Vodafone Park (Besiktas), Estádio Karaiskákis (Olympiacos), San Mamés (Athletic Bilbao) and Maracanã (Flamengo e Fluminense)
The list is completed by Turk Telekom Arena (Galatasaray), De Kuip (Feyenoord), San Paolo (Napoli), Orange Velodrome (Olympique de Marseille), Geoffroy-Guichard (Saint-Etienne), Cairo International Stadium (Al Ahly), Sukru Saraçoglu (Fenerbahce), Mestalla (Valencia), Toumba Stadium (PAOK), Mohammed-V Stadium (Raja Casablanca), Champion of the Century Stadium (Peñarol), Saint James Park (Newcastle), Olympic Stadium (Rome), Pedro-Bidegain Stadium (San Lorenzo), Varsóvia Municipal Stadium (Legia of Warsaw), Luz Stadium (Benfica), July 5, 1962 Stadium (Mouloudia), Rades Olympic Stadium (Espérance Sportive), Parc des Princes (PSG), Millerntor (FC St. Pauli)