Metlife stadium (Guide)

MetLife Stadium is an American sports stadium which is located at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The MetLife Stadium is situated within 8 miles (13 km) on the west side of New York City. MetLife hosts two National Football League (NFL) franchises, the New York Jets, and the New York Giants, along with the New York Guardians of the XFL. The MetLife Stadium Company owns the MetLife Stadium.

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Metlife stadium (Guide)

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MetLife Stadium is an American sports stadium which is located at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The MetLife Stadium is situated within 8 miles (13 km) on the west side of New York City. MetLife hosts two National Football League (NFL) franchises, the New York Jets, and the New York Giants, along with the New York Guardians of the XFL. The MetLife Stadium Company owns the MetLife Stadium.

The stadium was formerly known by its original name - New Meadowlands Stadium. In 2010 the new stadium opened, and its naming rights were obtained in 2011s by the New York City-based insurance company of MetLife.

Capacity

MetLife Stadium covers around 2.1 million square foot complex, which was constructed with a neutral back-drop, that allows the MetLife Stadium to transform into a home field. This makes the MetLife Stadium be a home for the home team, college or professional teams.

The cost of the currently known MetLife Stadium approaches around 1.6 billion dollars. The venue size is 2.1 million square feet.

The Capacity of the MetLife Stadium: It has around 82,500 capability for soccer and football and additional 50,000 to host concerts and other events.

MetLife Stadium suites: more than 200 seats are available on four separate levels, and there are around 16-24 seats on a per suite.

MetLife Club seating capacity: over 10,000 seats are available. MetLife Stadium Clubs: United Rentals Club, EY Coaches Club, Toyota Club, the MetLife 50 Club, and Commissioners Club.

Technology at MetLife Stadium takes center stage. In each corner of the seating bowl at MetLife Stadium, there are over 2,200 HDTVs, along with four 30’x 118’ high-definition LED video boards. The technology system that is designated throughout the stadium allows fans a great view of the game show from any angle of the whole building.

Since April 10, 2010, the date it opened, MetLife Stadium tops the industry charts. Billboard Magazine ranked the Stadium as the number 1 Highest Grossing Stadium worldwide for hosting non-NFL events during the following years: 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

In 2011, MetLife Stadium was ranked as the number 1 throughout the U.S. On the same year, Security Magazine’s “Security 500” ranked MetLife Stadium as number 1 for the safety in the Arenas, Stadiums, Leagues, and in the Entertainment division.

History

The Giants Stadium that approached over 30 years of age became one of the older stadiums in the whole NFL. The Jets sought to have their stadium built in Manhattan proper. Jets were the tenants at the stadium, who proposed for West Side Stadium.

Initially, it was intended to set the 85,000-seat main stadium for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Then it was transformed to be downsized to approximately 75,000 seats for the Jets. MetLife Stadium is the only current NFL stadium that is shared by two stadium clubs.