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The following is an incomplete list of current American football
American football is a sport played between two teams of eleven with the objective of scoring points by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone. Known in the United States simply as football, it may also be referred to informally as gridiron football. The ball can be advanced by...
A modern stadium is a place or venue for outdoor sports, concerts, or other events and consists of a field or stage either partly or completely surrounded by a structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event.)Pausanias noted that for about half a century the only event...
. They are ordered by their seating capacity
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, that is the maximum number of spectators that the stadium can accommodate. The list contains the home stadiums of all 32 professional teams playing in the NFL
The National Football League is the highest level of professional American football in the United States, and is considered the top professional American football league in the world. It was formed by eleven teams in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, with the league changing...
as well as the largest stadiums used by college football
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teams in the NCAA. The United States is unique in that eighteen of its twenty largest stadiums are home to a college team, not a professional one.
Not included are several large stadiums used by teams in the now-defunct NFL Europa, as these were all built for and used mainly for association football, or the Rogers Centre
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, which is located in Canada
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(although it does host occasional American football games). Currently all football stadiums with a capacity of 30,000 or more are included.
Former or demolished stadiums