8. The Luzhniki Disaster
Occurring at the Lenin Stadium in Moscow, Russia in the year 1982, the Luzhniki disaster took the lives of more than 66 people. The last minute goal by FC Spartak compelled the fans leaving the stadium to return to witness the goal. The returning of the fans led to confusion and colliding with those leaving the ground, resulting in a stampede that claimed the lives of 66 people. Unofficially the number of those died stands at 340.