Minnesota stadium joins Allianz family of stadiums

Minnesota United FC has sold naming rights to its new soccer stadium, which will be known as Allianz Field after the German financial services company. It will be the eignth major facility Allianz has attached its name to, the most famous being Bayern Munich's Allianz Arena.

The stadium is being built in St. Paul, Minn., and will seat 19,400. It is scheduled to open for play in 2019 at a cost of $200 million. The Loons are playing their first two MLS seasons at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium.

No fee for the multi-year agreement was announced. Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America, Allianz’s U.S. subsidiary, is based in Golden Valley, Minn.. Minnesota United's jersey sponsor, Target, is headquartered in Minneapolis.

The Allianz family of stadiums:
Allianz Arena (75,000; Munich, Germany)
Allianz Parque (55,000; Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Allianz Stadium (48,500; Sydney, Australia)
Allianz Stadium (41,500, Turin, Italy)
Allianz Riviera (35,5000; Nice, France)
Allianz Stadion (28,500; Vienna, Austria)
Allianz Field (19,400; St. Paul, Minn.)
Allianz Park (10,000, London, England)

2 comments about "Minnesota stadium joins Allianz family of stadiums".
  1. :: SilverRey ::, July 26, 2017 at 9:56 a.m.

    Why are we still limiting the size of US stadiums to <20k? Orlando nearly halved the number of fans that wanted to see the game for their stadium, FC Cincinnati is pulling in 25k crowds regularly, Atlanta is pushing Seattle for the attendance record - we should be creating stadiums that are at the very least in the 25k-30k range.

  2. DC Cavalier replied, July 26, 2017 at 12:22 p.m.

    I agree....minimum should be at least 25,000 If Minnesota United become popular imagine the cost a few years down the road to add just 5,000 more seats.

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