Rating the best football stadiums of all time is an intriguing yet impossible job.

Due to the history of famous old grounds, many of which have been revamped for the better or worse, or brand spanking new areas, fans could argue the issue for hours. Artificial intelligence platform ChatGPT has tried to settle the debate by creating a list of the world's top 10 grounds ever.

It’s an eye-opening list which places Barcelona’s Nou Camp at the top, despite the fact it is being completely rebuilt with the team playing at the city’s Olympic Stadium this season.

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ChatGPT also places Manchester United’s Old Trafford second, despite its decline in recent years and its infamous leaky roof which has become a symbol of the Glazers’ running of the club by many fans. Old Trafford, which hosted a Champions League final back in 2003 and games at Euro 96, hasn’t even made the cut for the 2028 European Championship, which will be staged in the UK and Ireland.

ChatGPT says: “Determining the 'best' football stadiums of all time is subjective and can vary based on personal preferences, historical significance, and cultural importance. However, as of my last knowledge update in January 2022, here are 10 football stadiums that are often considered among the best…”

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ChatGPT rates Old Trafford as the second-best stadium in the world, despite its leaky roof
ChatGPT rates Old Trafford as the second-best stadium in the world, despite its leaky roof

Top 10 football stadiums in history according to AI

1. Camp Nou (Barcelona, Spain): Home to FC Barcelona, it is one of the largest stadiums in Europe and has a rich history.

2. Old Trafford (Manchester, England): The iconic home of Manchester United, known for its history and the passionate fanbase.

3. Maracana (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil): One of the most famous stadiums globally, Maracanã has hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals (1950 and 2014).

The iconic Maracana host the World Cup final in 2014
The iconic Maracana hosted the World Cup final in 2014

4. Wembley Stadium (London, England): A historic stadium that has hosted numerous major football events, including the FIFA World Cup Final in 1966.

5. San Siro (Milan, Italy): Officially known as the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, it is shared by AC Milan and Inter Milan and has a unique design.

6. Signal Iduna Park (Dortmund, Germany): Known for its vibrant atmosphere, especially when Borussia Dortmund plays at home.

Borussia Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park is regarded as one of the top stadiums in the world
Borussia Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park is regarded as one of the top stadiums in the world

7. Santiago Bernabau (Madrid, Spain): Home to Real Madrid, this stadium has witnessed numerous historic moments in football.

8. Allianz Arena (Munich, Germany): Recognizable for its illuminated exterior, it is the home of Bayern Munich.

9. Anfield (Liverpool, England): The historic home of Liverpool FC, known for its "You'll Never Walk Alone" anthem and passionate fans.

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10. Estadio do Dragao (Porto, Portugal): The home stadium of FC Porto, known for its modern design and atmosphere.

ChatGPT adds: “Keep in mind that opinions on the best stadiums can vary, and new stadiums may have been built or existing ones renovated since my last update. Additionally, the significance of stadiums can change over time due to events and developments in the world of football.”