Talk about a stadium fit for a king.
The King Abdullah Sports City National Stadium officially opened this week, and it is truly a spectacle.
The 60,000 seat stadium will house the two Premier League teams in Jeddah, Al-Ittihad FC and Al-Ahli SC, according to Arup Associates.
Given the hot climate in Saudi Arabia, the open-air stadium was specially designed to provide plenty of shade and ventilation with the diamond-shaped designs along the side.
With this proclaimed as a “jewel of the desert,” clearly it’s good to be king.
(Images and h/t 101GG)