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Evergrande planning three major stadiums in China

Design image of the planned Guangzhou Evergrande stadium. (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Chinese Super League football club Guangzhou Evergrande has started work on a landmark 100,000-seat home stadium. Club owner Evergrande, the property developer, is planning to build two more 80,000-seat stadiums elsewhere in China.

Guangzhou's new home stadium has a spectacular lotus leaf-shaped design, is estimated to be costing RMB12bn (€1.56bn/$1.6bn), and when complete in 2022 will be bigger than FC Barcelona's Camp Nou.

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