AT&T Stadium

 
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* Address: 1 AT&T Way, Arlington
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 80,000
* Opened: 27 May 2009
* Main use: American football
* Tenants: Dallas Cowboys (American football)

Extra stadium info – AT&T Stadium

The construction of the venue started in September 2005. It opened as the Cowboys Stadium and the construction costs of the stadium were $1.3 billion. The AT&T Stadium is known as a venue for various events, like American football, basketball, bowling, boxing, bull riding, concerts, football, monster truck events, religious events, supercross and wrestling. The venue broke a world record with the largest high-definition video display in 2009. Leati Joseph Anoa’i, commonly known as Roman Reigns, won his first world title at the stadium. He became one of the first wrestlers with 10 million followers on his main social media page.

George W. Bush, one of the former presidents of the United States, handled the opening coin toss of the first NFL game at the stadium. The match was won by the New York Giants after defeating tenants Dallas Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys are among the major American football teams in the world. They won the Super Bowl various times. In February 2011, the AT&T Stadium hosted the first Super Bowl in Arlington. The Green Bay Packers won the match after beating the Pittsburgh Steelers. In August 2011, the venue hosted its first match of FC Barcelona, the first football club with three FIFA Club World Cup titles. Their arch-rivals Real Madrid became the second club with three FIFA Club World Cup titles. FC Barcelona and Real Madrid became the first sports clubs with 100 million followers on their main social media page.

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