FC Barcelona News: Team Unveils New Design for Camp Nou

Camp Nou remodel
Barcelona will spend $710 million dollars to remodel Camp Nou. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez will soon have a new stadium to call home.

The treble champions, FC Barcelona, have unveiled designs on a new stadium for their beloved Camp Nou. The iconic stadium was build in 1957 and is the largest stadium in all of Europe seating 99.354 fans.

The team has selected a Japanese architecture company to helm the remodel efforts and released photos and videos on social of media of what the new stadium will look.

The remodel is expected to begin in 2017 and should be finished by the 2021/22 season. The new Camp Nou is expected to seat 105,000 fans and according to representatives with the team, "every seat will have a perfect view of the pitch."

The upgrades are expected to cost the team around $710 million dollars which the team plans to help pay for by selling the naming rights to the stadium. Can you say Qatar Airways Stadium?

 

 

 

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Michael J. Duarte is a Los Angeles based writer. Born and raised in the City of Angels, Michael did his undergraduate work at the University of California Santa Barbara and a graduate program at the University of Southern California. Michael was awarded the Paul Lazarus Screenwriting Scholarship Award in 2004 and the Corwin Writing Award for his feature screenplay, "Chasing 4:00" in 2005. In addition to Sports writing, Michael is an avid marathon runner and fan of the Magic Bullet blender.