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The Lincoln Financial Field set for first WrestleMania

The Lincoln Financial Field will play host to the two-night WrestleMania 40 for the first time come 2024 as the grandest show of them all comes to the City of Brotherly Love.

The 69,000-seater stadium is the home of the Philadelphia Eagles NFL team and the Temple Owls NCAA football team of Temple University. It opened its doors to fans in August 2003 and underwent major renovations in 2013 which also included the addition of WiFi, upgraded sound and video boards. The stadium has three open corners which gives fans views of the Philadelphia skyline and the exterior has a brick façade to reference the historic brick architecture present throughout Philadelphia.

The current attendance record for a single day event is held by U2 for a concert in 2011 where 72,389 fans packed the stadium. Taylor Swift, One Direction, Tim McGraw, and Bruce Springsteen all packed over 100,000 fans in total for two-day concerts.

Lincoln Financial Field will also host matches during the 2026 FIFA World Cup after it was selected as one the eleven U.S. venues.

Colin Vassallo
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Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!

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