20 Haunting Photos Of Long-Abandoned Soccer Stadiums Around The World

These 20 beautiful stadiums fell into disrepair and were largely reclaimed by nature over the passage of time.

Weeds and dirt and worms and flowers. Soon enough, every sinew of our being will be overloaded with the stuff. There’s no escaping it in our mortal flesh, and the corroding effect of time even conspires to destroy man’s most hallowed creations. 

Here are 20 once-great footballing grounds that have since been decimated by the ravages of old age.

Estadio Lluís Sitjar in Mallorca, Spain
Abandoned soccer stadiums
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Estadio Lluís Sitjar in Mallorca, Spain

Estadio Insular in Las Palmas, Spain (Converted into a park)
Abandoned soccer stadiums
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Estadio Insular in Las Palmas, Spain (Converted into a park)

Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia
Abandoned soccer stadiums
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Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia

Buckingham Road in Chesham, England
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Buckingham Road in Chesham, England

Central Dynamo Stadium in Moscow, Russia
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Central Dynamo Stadium in Moscow, Russia

Stadion Za Luzankami in Brno, Czech Republic (Has since been rebuilt)
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Stadion Za Luzankami in Brno, Czech Republic

Boothferry Park in Hull, England
Abandoned soccer stadiums
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Boothferry Park in Hull, England

Feethams Stadium in Darlington, England
Abandoned soccer stadiums
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Feethams Stadium in Darlington, England

Sealand Road in Chester, England
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Sealand Road in Chester, England

Nene Park Stadium in Irthlingborough, England
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Nene Park Stadium in Irthlingborough, England

Millmoor Ground in Rotherham, England
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Millmoor Ground in Rotherham, England

Stadion Dziesieciolecia Manifestu in Warsaw, Poland
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Stadion Dziesieciolecia Manifestu in Warsaw, Poland

Invicta Ground in London, England
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Invicta Ground in London, England

Campo Testaccio in Rome, Italy
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Campo Testaccio in Rome, Italy

Vetch Field in Swansea, Wales
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Vetch Field in Swansea, Wales

Victory Stadium in Dniprodzerzhynsk, Ukraine
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Victory Stadium in Dniprodzerzhynsk, Ukraine

Lenin Stadium in Ukraine (has since been fully renovated)
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Lenin Stadium in Ukraine (has since been fully renovated)

Bezigrad Stadium in Ljubljana, Slovenia
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Bezigrad Stadium in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Avangard Stadium in Pripyat, Ukraine
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Avangard Stadium in Pripyat, Ukraine

Jose Marti Parque Stadium in Havana, Cuba
Abandoned Soccer Stadiums
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Jose Marti Parque Stadium in Havana, Cuba

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