- Address: 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 67,000
- Opened: 16 August 2008
- Main use: American football
- Tenants: Indianapolis Colts (American football)
Extra stadium info – Lucas Oil Stadium
The construction of the Lucas Oil Stadium started in 2005 and its construction costs were $720 million. It became a venue for several events, like American football, basketball, concerts, football, marching band competitions, monster truck events and supercross. The venue, which has a retractable roof, replaced the RCA Dome as the home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. In 2012, the Lucas Oil Stadium hosted its first Super Bowl, which was won by the New York Giants after defeating the New England Patriots 21-17. 68,000 people attended the game.
In 2013, the stadium hosted its first-ever football match. 41,000 people showed up for the game between the world famous European clubs Chelsea Football Club and Football Club Internazionale Milano. In 1964, Internazionale became the fourth football club with a European championship title. In 2012, Chelsea became the first football club from London with a European championship title. The Lucas Oil Stadium hosted its first domestic league match for the Indy Eleven in 2018. 17,000 people attended the match between football clubs Indy Eleven from Indiana and FC Cincinnati from Ohio.
The Indianapolis Colts
The Indianapolis Colts use the Lucas Oil Stadium for home games. The club became one the first American football teams with 1 million followers on its main social media page. The American football club was founded as the Baltimore Colts. They played their first-ever NFL matches in 1953. The Colts won the Super Bowl in 1970 for the first time in their history after beating the Dallas Cowboys from Texas. On 18 December 1983, the Colts played their last home game in Baltimore. The Colts moved to Indianapolis after the game. In 2007, they won their first Super Bowl under the name Indianapolis Colts after beating the Chicago Bears.