As the rest of the sporting world faces uncertainty following the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic, a Chinese club has commenced an ambitious construction of the world’s biggest stadium.
Guangzhou Evergrande announced work has already started on the iconic 100,000-seater capacity stadium.
“A world-class new landmark comparable to the Sydney Opera House and the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, and an important symbol of Chinese football going to the world,” president of real estate conglomerate Evergrande, Xia Haijun, was quoted saying on the plan.
Designed in a lotus flower shape, the facility will surpass Barcelona’s Camp Nou in capacity.
The breathtaking design is borrowed from Guangzhou’s status as the Flower City and it is the work from Hasan Syed, a Shanghai-based American designer.
The new stadium will boast of incredible features, including 16 VVIP private rooms, 152 VIP private rooms, a FIFA area and a media and press room.