- Address: 1 Arrowhead Drive, Kansas City
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 76,000
- Opened: 12 August 1972
- Main use: American football
- Tenants: Kansas City Chiefs (American football)
Extra stadium info – Arrowhead Stadium
The construction of the Arrowhead Stadium started in 1968. Its construction costs were $43 million. The venue opened as the largest stadium by capacity in Missouri. In 1999, the Arrowhead Stadium hosted its first match of the women’s national football team of the United States. They won the game against Finland 6-0 in front of a crowd of 36,000. Several years earlier, the women’s national football team of the United States won the first-ever edition of the world championship for women’s national football teams. The Arrowhead Stadium hosted its first match of the national football team of the United States in 2001. They faced Costa Rica in that game. The United States won the FIFA World Cup qualifier. Joshua David Wolff scored the only goal of the match.
The Kansas City Wizards
The Arrowhead Stadium hosted Major League Soccer matches of the Kansas City Wizards, currently known as Sporting Kansas City, between 1996 and 2007. In 2010, it hosted a friendly between the club which is now named Sporting Kansas City and the world famous English football club Manchester United. 52,000 people showed up for the game, which was won 2-1 by the home side. Sunil Chhetri, who played numerous matches for the national football team of India, made his debut for the Major League Soccer club that day.
The Kansas City Chiefs
The Kansas City Chiefs, the first American football club from Missouri with 1 million followers on its main social media page, use the Arrowhead Stadium for home matches. They played their first match at the Arrowhead Stadium in 1972. The Chiefs won the game in front of 78,000 fans. On 29 September 2014, the fans of the National Football League side Kansas City Chiefs set a Guinness World Record at the venue with a crowd roar of 142.2 decibel.