With the 2022 World Cup now over and Argentina crowned as the champions in the nail-biting finale against France, we were curious to uncover the most memorable World Cup finals stadiums on social media over the last 20 years (since 2002).
By collating the total number of hashtags on Instagram for each venue, they can now reveal which stadiums remain unforgettable.
REVEALED: Top 5 most Insta-worthy World Cup final stadiums
|Rank||Finals host stadiums||Location(city, country)||World Cup year||Total no. of Instagram hashtags|
|2||International Stadium Yokohama(Nissan Stadium)||Yokohama, Japan||2002||207,408|
|3||Lusail Iconic Stadium||Lusail, Qatar||2022||30,608|
|4||FNB Stadium (Soccer City)||Johannesburg, South Africa||2010||26,502|
|5||Estádio do Maracanã||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||2014||14,717|
Hosting the 2006 final match between Italy and France, Germany’s Olympiastadion is the most notable World Cup finals stadium among supporters, as it secures over 279,759 hashtags so far.
In second is Japan’s International Stadium in Yokohama (also known as the Nissan Stadium) with 207,408 hashtags, which hosted the 2002 final tournament win for Brazil over Germany.
The third most memorable World Cup finals stadium is the recent Lusail Iconic Stadium in Qatar (30,608 Instagram hashtags), overseeing the much-awaited match-up between Argentina and France over the weekend.