NRG Stadium


* 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 costs of the venue were $352 million. It 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 $1 billion. In 2006, the stadium hosted its first-ever Major League Soccer match of the Houston Dynamo. In 2010, it hosted its first-ever game of the MLS All-Stars. They faced the world famous English football club Manchester United in front of 70,000 fans.

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