- Address: Minneapolis
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 66,000
- Opened: 22 July 2016
- Main use: American football
- Tenants: Minnesota Vikings (American football)
Extra stadium info – US Bank Stadium
The construction of the US Bank Stadium, which is nicknamed The Ship, started in 2013. The Minnesota Vikings and private contributors paid $551 million for the construction of the venue. The state of Minnesota paid $348 million and the city of Minneapolis paid $150 million for the stadium construction. Various world famous artists performed at the US Bank Stadium.
The first sports match at the US Bank Stadium was a football match between AC Milan and Chelsea Football Club, with 64,000 people in attendance. Chelsea won the International Champions Cup game. The Italian side AC Milan won their first-ever world championship title in 1969. The English side Chelsea FC played their first-ever world championship final in 2012. They lost the game against the Brazilian side SC Corinthians Paulista. The second International Champions Cup game at the US Bank Stadium took place on 31 July 2018. Tottenham Hotspur from the United Kingdom won the match against AC Milan in front of 31,000 spectators.
The Super Bowl
On 4 February 2018, the US Bank Stadium hosted its first-ever Super Bowl. The Philadelphia Eagles from Pennsylvania won the American football match after beating the New England Patriots from Massachusetts 41-33. 67,000 people attended the game. It was the second Super Bowl in Minnesota. The first one took place in 1992. The club which is currently named Washington Commanders won the title after defeating the Buffalo Bills 37-24. 63,000 spectators attended the event.
The Minnesota Vikings moved to the US Bank Stadium in 2016. They play in the National Football League, the first American football league with 10 million followers on its main social media page. They moved to the stadium in 2016. The Vikings are among the first American football clubs with a value of at least $1 billion. They played their first-ever NFL game in 1961. The Minnesota Vikings won the match 37-13 against the Chicago Bears from Illinois. 32,000 fans showed up for the match.