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Gallery: Names of Stadiums in Soccer: What are the Businesses Behind each One?

The policy of corporate "namings" in soccer stadiums is increasingly popular. What are the most recognized cases of current soccer?

View of the 'Camp Nou' stadium in Barcelona

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LatinAmerican Post| Juan Manuel Londoño

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Soccer is an industry that generates millions of dollars. Therefore, it is common that, at times, business also influences the politics of the clubs. A clear example can be seen with the names of the stadiums of the clubs, which are changing to be called after millionaire companies.

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These are just some of the cases we could find of corporate stadium names in the world of soccer, although in other sports this is not uncommon either. For example, the Los Angeles Lakers stadium recently changed its name from Staples Center to Crypto.com Arena, considering the recent huge popularity of Bitcoin. This just goes to show that when it comes to the big leagues, money is king. What other cases do you know of this trend?