5. Karaiskakis Stadium – Olympiacos – Greece
The sound of drums accompanied by red flares fills the Karaiskakis and provides a fearsome atmosphere for any away fans. Greek football fans support their local teams with so much noise that fear will often drive their own side to success. You certainly wouldn’t want to be on the wrong side of the home support when it comes to the final whistle.
4. Rajko Mitic Stadium – Red Star Belgrade – Serbia
Rajko Mitic Stadium has been the home ground of Red Star Belgrade since 1963. Red Star fans create a great atmosphere for the club and are known for their choreography. Delije, that are the fanatical supporters in the north stand, and the rest of the Red Star supporters regularly fill the stadium with a flood of flares that creates an intensely hostile environment for opposition teams and fans.
3. Nef Stadyumu – Galatasaray – Turkey
Galatasaray boasts a following of almost half of Turkey’s football-supporting population, and their Nef Stadyumu 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.
2. Celtic Park – Celtic – Scotland
Celtic Park is the home ground of the Celtic Football Club. It is an all-seater stadium with a capacity of 60,411, the largest football stadium in Scotland, and the sixth-largest football stadium in the United Kingdom. Celtic Park is renowned for being a pit of noise intimidating enough to throw even the game’s greatest off their game. Very little can top the big match atmosphere in Glasgow.
1. Signal Iduna Park – Borussia Dortmund – Germany
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.