The Vikings and Minnesota governor Mark Dayton held a press conference today to discuss the future of the team after Dayton said he would sign a bill for a new stadium.
Speaking at the press conference, Vikings owner Zygi Wilf praised everyone involved for getting a deal done and then talked about the future ahead.
Zygi: "I want to thank the fans out there, throughout the state and the country for making this happen." #Vikings— KFAN1003 (@KFAN1003) May 10, 2012
More Zygi: "We're here to stay, guys." #Vikings— KFAN1003 (@KFAN1003) May 10, 2012
The replacement for the Metrodome will cost $975 million to build. The Vikings will be contributing $477 million of that. The hope is that the new stadium will also bring events such as the Super Bowl to Minnesota.
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