Many consider South America and Europe to be continents with a real passion for The Beautiful Game, but as the Asian Cup is well underway, it got us thinking about stadiums in that region.
Japan and South Korea, for instance, are playing in the tournament and both countries have great cities with superb football stadiums. So should you happen to be a sports fan and travelling through, be sure to visit these amazing arenas on your Gap Year. Here are just a few.
International Stadium Yokohama, Japan
What was once a small fishing village is now home to the biggest stadium in Japan. With a capacity of 70,000 seats, the Kantō region-based venue played an instrumental role in the 2002 World Cup, hosting the Brazil – Germany final.
The city itself is only second in size behind Tokyo and is home