Share this story...
Latest News

A look at the world’s billion-dollar sports stadiums

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2014 file photo, spectators gather outside Wembley Stadium for the NFL football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Jacksonville Jaguars in London. The first sports stadium to break the $1 billion barrier was London's Wembley Stadium. Now, Tokyo's planned National Stadium for the 2020 Olympics will be the first to reach $2 billion, according to the latest cost estimate. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

TOKYO (AP) — The first sports stadium to break the $1 billion barrier was London’s Wembley Stadium. Now, Tokyo’s planned National Stadium for the 2020 Olympics will be the first to reach $2 billion, according to the latest cost estimate. The world’s billion-dollar stadiums:

$2 billion: National Stadium (construction to begin in October), 2019, Tokyo, Olympics

$1.6 billion: MetLife Stadium, 2010, East Rutherford, N.J., New York Giants and Jets, football

$1.4 billion: New Atlanta Stadium (under construction), 2017, Atlanta, Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC, football and soccer

$1.3 billion: Yankee Stadium 2009, Bronx, N.Y., New York Yankees, baseball

$1.2 billion: Wembley Stadium, 2007, London, soccer

$1.2 billion: Levi’s Stadium, 2014, Santa Clara, Calif., San Francisco 49ers, football

$1.15 billion: AT&T Stadium, 2009, Arlington, Texas, Dallas Cowboys, football

$1.0 billion: U.S. Bank Stadium (under construction), 2016, Minneapolis, Minn., Minnesota Vikings, football

___

Sources: Victor Matheson, Levi’s Stadium, U.S. Bank Stadium

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.