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University of Phoenix Stadium is home of the Arizona Cardinals and will host the 2008 Super Bowl.
University of Phoenix Stadium

Home of the 2008 Super Bowl, this unique stadium in unlike any other out there! Kidzworld takes a tour to University of Phoenix Stadium!

History

After three years of construction, University of Phoenix Stadium opened its doors in August 2006 in Glendale, AZ. The 63,400 seat is a multi-purpose facility, but was built primarily to serve as the home of the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL. Prior to University of Phoenix Stadium, the Cardinals had to play their home games at Sun Devil Stadium - the home field of Arizona State University. University of Phoenix Stadium was originally named Cardinals Stadium, but the University of Phoenix paid a whopping $154.5 million to have the naming rights of the stadium for the next 20 years. This impressive stadium will host Super Bowl in February 2008.

Magnificent Structure

Whether you are a football fan or not, University of Phoenix Stadium will blow your mind. For one, the outside of the stadium looks like a UFO with its elliptic type shape and shiny silver exterior. Although the weather is hardly ever bad in Arizona, the roof on this venue is retractable. Even when it is closed, the stadium has an airy and outdoor feel with its translucent Birdair fabric roof. It also has North America's first and only removable field. The engineering and design are truly cutting edge. In its brief two-year history is has received numerous awards including being named one of the ten best sports facilities in the world by Business Week.

World Class Events

Aside from hosting Cardinals' games, University of Phoenix Stadium will host the biggest sporting event on the planet - the 2008 Super Bowl. So far, this venue has also hosted two premier college football events - the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl (twice) as well as the 2008 BCS National Championship Game. Various big-time concerts including the Rolling Stones have also been held at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Fun Facts

  • University of Phoenix Stadium cost $455 million to build.
  • University of Phoenix Stadium can seat up to 73,719 fans.
  • The stadium has 88 luxury boxes.
  • University of Phoenix Stadium has 1,250 trees around and inside of the stadium.
  • University of Phoenix has two high resolution video scoreboards.
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