- Address: 1 Reliant Park, Houston
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 72,000
- Opened: 24 August 2002
- Main use: American football
- Tenants: Houston Texans (American football)
Extra stadium info – NRG Stadium
The NFL stadium, which has a retractable roof, is also used for basketball, concerts, football, monster truck events, rodeo and wrestling. The construction of the venue started in March 2000 and its construction costs were $352 million. In 2008, the stadium was damaged by Hurricane Ike, forcing the first NFL home game of the year for the Houston Texans to be postponed. The NRG Stadium opened as the Reliant Stadium with a match between the Houston Texans, one of the first American football clubs with 1 million followers on its main social media page, and the Miami Dolphins. The Houston Texans American football club is among the first American football teams with a value of at least $1 billion.
In 2006, the stadium hosted its first-ever Major League Soccer match for the Houston Dynamo. The LA Galaxy won the game. The Galaxy won their first MLS Cup title in 2002 and the Dynamo won their first MLS Cup title in 2006. The Houston Dynamo and the LA Galaxy both won their first-ever MLS Cup after beating the New England Revolution from Massachusetts. In 2010, the NRG Stadium hosted its first-ever game for the MLS All-Stars. The MLS All-Stars lost the game against the world famous English football club Manchester United in front of 70,000 fans. Brian Ching and Dwayne Anthony De Rosario both scored for the MLS All-Stars.
Several world famous football clubs played at the NRG Stadium. In 2019, the venue hosted a match between the German football side Bayern München and the Spanish football side Real Madrid. The Germans won the game 3-1 in front of a crowd of 60,000. Real Madrid won the first-ever world championship for football clubs in 1960. It became the first sports club with 100 million followers on its main social media page.