Words of Others | Do gods get nosebleeds?

I have a British friend who recently went home to London for vacation. While he was there, he went to a football match (the soccer kind) between his team, Chelsea, and Burnley at Chelsea's West London stadium, Stamford Bridge. Here's how he described his seats:

You're up with the gods a bit.

I thought that was a much more poetic way to describe those seats that plain old "nosebleed."