If you’re keen on stadium stats, you’ll know that we’re talking about Camp Nou, home to Barcelona FC – one of the biggest clubs in the world, and arguably bigger than even Manchester United (at least according to Goal.com’s metrics of shirt sales, stadium size and social media followers).
, the Eurobricks user responsible for the original rumour, has claimed that the set will recreate Camp Nou.
With a capacity of 99,354, Barcelona’s home turf is the biggest stadium in Europe (and therefore Spain), and the fourth-largest football ground in the world. It’s been home to Champions League finals, World Cup opening games, and it’s where Lionel Messi plays week in, week out.
That’s a lot of football history baked into one tantalising set for sports fans – should
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