There are no major rivals for Napoli in their city. Thus, Napoli represents all of Naples and they have traditionally been considered to be the strongest team from southern Italy. Napoli fans are known for making matches at the Stadio San Paolo an intimidating place to travel for a visiting team’s supporter. They are certainly among the most passionate football fan bases in Europe.
4. Newcastle United
Newcastle have some of the most dedicated fans in England behind the club. Game after game, season after season, their St. James’ Park stadium is full and noisy and full-blooded. During the derby against Sunderland, the atmosphere becomes absolute top-notch. The Geordies keep singing—even after many years without winning a major trophy.
Galatasaray boasts a following of almost half of Turkey’s football-supporting population, and their Türk Telekom Arena Stadium is billed as one of the most challenging places for teams to visit in Europe. The fans are always behind the team and it’s common to see flares add to the ambience at their ground, to accompany the volume. They are one of the most passionate football fan bases in Europe.
Celtic is one of the most passionate football fan bases in Europe. Celtic Park is renowned for being a pit of noise, with an intimidating atmosphere. The Scottish club has plenty of history and part of that is down to the great support they receive from their loyal and passionate fans. Celtic’s Catholic origins give the club a pretty well-defined fanbase, which is a major reason why fans are so dedicated to the club.
1. Borussia Dortmund
The black and yellow sea of Dortmund fans fills up the largest stadium in Germany effortlessly at every Signal Iduna Park fixture. No other club in the world can offer such an incredible sight. All the tifos, flags and banners in yellow and black look like one of nature’s warning signs to the opposition’s fans and team. When this intimidating view is combined with passionate and loud chants, the atmosphere becomes electric.