- Address: 1101 Russell Street, Baltimore
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 70,000
- Opened: 6 September 1998
- Main use: American football
- Tenants: Baltimore Ravens (American football)
Extra stadium info – M&T Bank Stadium
The construction of the M&T Bank Stadium started in 1996 and its construction costs were $220 million. It served as the home of the fictional Washington Sentinels in The Replacements, a movie which stars Eugene Hackman and Keanu Reeves. The stadium is known as a venue for numerous events, like American football, concerts, field lacrosse, football and monster truck events. It is also sometimes used to watch movies.
Football at the M&T Bank Stadium
On 24 July 2009, the stadium hosted its first-ever football match which included a club with a world championship title. 71,000 people attended the game. Chelsea FC from the United Kingdom won the match after beating AC Milan from the Italian Republic, commonly known as Italy. Didier Yves Drogba Tébily from the Côte d’Ivoire and Yuri Valentinovich Zhirkov from Russia both scored for Chelsea in the game. Clarence Clyde Seedorf, who played numerous matches for the national football team of the Netherlands, scored the only goal for AC Milan in the match. The M&T Bank also hosted several CONCACAF Gold Cup matches. The national football team of the United States won the first-ever CONCACAF Gold Cup game at the venue after beating El Salvador 5-1.
The Baltimore Ravens moved to the venue in 1998. They played their first-ever NFL game on 1 September 1996. The Ravens won the game 19-14 in front of a crowd of 64,000. The match took place in Baltimore. The Baltimore Ravens won four games in their inaugural NFL season. They lost 12 NFL games that year. The Ravens won the Super Bowl in 2001 for the first time in their history after beating the New York Giants 34-7. The match between the Ravens and the Giants took place in Florida in front of 71,000 spectators.