Most intimidating football grounds

This is something that's not lost on the Feyenoord supporters, who genuinely love their stadium, they take a pride in it that's second to none in football.

This is reflected too in the football, with Feyenoord viewing Ajax, and Amsterdam in general, as a pompous, arty, arrogant bunch of canal-lovers.

Feyenoord obviously like to play on this, which is probably one of the reasons why the ground is so intimidating for opposition players and fans alike.

The Neapolitans are a passionate people and this transmits to its football team as well.

During the glory days of Maradona and Careca the San Paulo became a true stronghold - a wall of noise, blue flares, banners and fans draping over the enormous upper tier curves. If ever there was a fitting home for Maradona to ply his trade then it was here.

It's like a gentle Sunday morning stroll down to the newsagents in comparison with trips to our 10 intimidating stadiums from around the world...

With Boca's army of fans in full voice it's a venue that seems, quite literally, to be rocking.

The stadium's full name is actually Estadio Alberto J.

Armando, but is commonly referred to as La Bombonera, meaning the Chocolate Box, a reference to its shape - one totally flat stand along one side and then 3 other sheer sides, rising up almost vertically, giving the stadium fantastic acoustics.

"Take a walk on the wild side" sang Lou Reed, apparently about a journey around tough New York. Situated as it is in the colourful La Boca area of Buenos Aires, a Superclasico trip into this neighbourhood for the more upper-class followers of River Plate is precarious in itself.

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