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2020 Stadium Of The Year Winners Announced

The 2020 Stadium of the Year has been announced, with David Beckham's Inter Miami ground as well as two newly-built arenas for the 2022 FIFA World Cup missing out.

Click through the gallery above to see the winners of the 2020 Stadium of the Year awards!, a website dedicated to the latest stadiums all over the world, pre-selected 20 newly-built or renovated venues in 2020 for the Stadium of the Year accolade.

Subsequently, an international jury of four industry experts chose their 10 finalists, while the public could vote for any of the 20 nominees in an online poll.

Here are the 10 finalists again:

It has since been announced that the SoFI Stadium in the United States of America won the jury award, receiving 73.5% of the possible points.

Each jury member assessed the nominated stadiums based on their architectural value (40%), functionality (40%) and innovation (20%). Second-placed Stade de la Tuiliere (Switzerland) received 72%, while third-placed Xi'an OSC Stadium (China) picked up 69.5%.

The popular vote, which saw 21 821 valid votes cast this year, saw the Sultan Ibrahim Stadium in Malaysia fend off competition from the Allegiants Stadium (United States) and the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium (Qatar).

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The Inter Miami FC Stadium, which is home to the club Beckham is a part owner of, ended in 19th position in the popular vote and 10th among the finalists of the jury award.

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