- 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. The first sports match at the venue was a football match between AC Milan and Chelsea FC, with 64,000 people in attendance. 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 Minnesota Vikings have been tenants of the US Bank Stadium since 2016. They play in the National Football League, the first American football league with 10 million followers on its main social media page. They have been tenants of the stadium since 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, with 32,000 people in attendance.