B.C. Place Named One of Top 100 Soccer Experiences in the World

by Canadian Press
The Province, Nov 13, 2015

B.C. Place Stadium received a multimillion-dollar renovation to become an open-air soccer experience. A U.K. sports website has named it one of the world's top 100 soccer experiences. Courtesy of The Province, photo by Mark van Manen

(Image: B.C. Place Stadium received a multimillion-dollar renovation to become an open-air soccer experience. A U.K. sports website has named it one of the world’s top 100 soccer experiences. Courtesy of The Province, photo by Mark van Manen)

B.C. Place Stadium has made British soccer magazine FourFourTwo’s list of 100 best football stadiums in the world.

At No. 95, the Vancouver venue ranks ahead of Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge (No. 100).

“Despite sounding like Fred Flintstone’s address, B.C. Place is beautifully futuristic,” says the magazine. “With stunning symmetry resembling a Spirograph drawing, myriad cables snake around to hold up the retractable roof and the giant scoreboard that hangs delicately above the pitch.” Read more…

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