10 Great Footballers Who Have Stadium Named After Them

One notable way to honour a footballer for their efforts at club or international level, is to name a stadium after them.

Some of these footballers received these honours in their lifetime while others did after their death.

  • Diego Maradona

The Estadio Diego Armando Maradona located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The Stadio Diego Armando Maradona located in Naples, Italy.

  • Johan Cruyff

The Johan Cruyff Arena located in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The Johan Cruyff Stadium located in Barcelona, Spain.

  • Stephen Keshi

The Stephen Keshi Stadium located in Asaba, Nigeria.

  • Pele

The Estadio Rei Pele located in Maceio, Brazil.

  • Ferenc Puskas

The Ferenc Puskas Stadium located in Budapest, Hungary.

  • Fernando Torres

The Estadio Fernando Torres located in Fuenlabrada, Spain.

  • Giuseppe Meazza

The Giuseppe Meazza Stadium located in Milan, Italy.

  • Garrincha

The Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha located in Brasilia, Brazil.

  • Santiago Bernabéu

The Santiago Bernabéu Stadium located in Madrid, Spain.

  • Ali Daei

The Ali Daei Stadium located in Ardabil, Iran.

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