Irish football fans are known for their loyalty, passion, and willingness to travel to far corners of the world in order to support their team! While domestic Irish clubs rarely progress far in European club competitions, there is always the chance to take a trip to watch a game in one of the continent's top leagues. Here are our pick of the stadiums:
1. Camp Nou, Barcelona
Wherever Neymar, Luis Suarez and the amazing Lionel Messi play their football is always a good place to visit, and the 100,000 capacity Camp Nou, where FC Barcelona reside, rarely disappoints. Watch one of the best teams in the world at this magnificent ground, or take the highly recommended stadium tour on non match days.
2. Juventus Stadium, Turin
Juventus have a large international fan base, and they can now accommodate them in style since opening the Juventus Stadium in 2011. Watch Italy's 32 time title winners in action, with stars including Paul Pogba and Paulo Dybala, in a ground which, unlike many in the country, places the spectators close to the action.
3. Allianz Arena, Munich
Football tourists choose Germany as their destination of choice because of the friendly atmosphere. That's exactly what you'll find at the Allianz Arena, home to Bayern Munich, and their city rivals 1860 Munich. You will know which team is playing by the illuminated exterior of the ground, which changes colour accordingly! Germany also play home matches there.
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