Michigan Stadium


* Address: 1201 South Main Street, Ann Arbor
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 107,000
* Opened: 1 October 1927
* Main use: American football, lacrosse
* Tenants: Michigan Wolverines (American football, field lacrosse)

Extra stadium info – Michigan Stadium

The stadium is nicknamed The Big House. The American football team of the Michigan Wolverines played numerous matches at the Michigan Stadium with attendances above 100,000. In 2014, the venue broke the record attendance for an ice hockey game. The world record match was between the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs, which attracted a crowd of 105,000. The same year, the world famous clubs Manchester United and Real Madrid broke the record attendance for a football game in the United States, with a crowd of 109,000. Manchester United won the FIFA Club World Cup in 2008 for the first time in their history and Real Madrid won the FIFA Club World Cup in 2014 for the first time in their history. In 2017, Real Madrid became the first sports team in the world with 100 million followers on its main social media page.

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