- The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in the United States of America is a modern masterpiece
- The stadium costs amounted to a staggering $1.5 billion
- It hosted its first match on 16th September as Atlanta United took on Orlando City in the MLS
Sports teams around the world are well aware of the value an impressive stadium can bring.
A great stadium sets the tone for a perfect atmosphere to get the home team fired up.
More importantly, the new, massive stadiums provide added revenue streams due to increased capacity and commercial offerings, such as a wide variety of shops and corporate suites.
Slowly but surely, there’s been an increase in football teams leaving their beloved traditional stadiums in favour of a new modernised one.
The Major League Soccer’s (MLS) Atlanta United is one such team and they boast arguably the best stadium in the world.
Briefly.co.za takes you on an insider’s tour of the majestic sports venue.
The Mercedes-Benz Stadium is their modern, breath-taking home as it hosted its first match on 16th September.
The stadium also hosts the Atlanta NFL side, The Falcons.
The unbelievable design draws inspiration from the Roman Pantheon as it features a circular opening.
Even more impressive is the fact that the roof comprises of 8 panels and is completely retractable.
Aside from the awe-inspiring view above, some of the eateries and corporate suites offer 5-star amenities and seating.
The cutting edge venue came at a considerable cost though – approximately $1.5 billion!
Briefly.co.za tries to encapsulate the stadium’s magnificence in the summary of pictures below.
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