The Minnesota Vikings are known to be a professional American football team based in Minneapolis. They are known to compete invthe National Football League in the North division of the National Football Conference. The club was known to have been founded in the year 1960 and began playing its games the following year.
The Vikings are known to have an all time record of 542-451-11 which is known to be the highest regular season which is known to be combined with some winning percentages among NFL franchises who are known not to have won a Super Bowl.
Going into the history archives of the team at the time, it was officially known to have been named on September 27, 1960 which is known to be partly meant to have a reflection Minnesota’s place which is known to be a center of Scandinavian American Culture. They were known to have been able to produce marketing sales of nearly 26,000 as well an average home attendance of 34,586.
They were known to have played their first game at the Metrodome which was known to be a preseason matchup against the Seattle Seahawks on August 21, 1982. That very day, the team won the game against Minnesota which resulted in a 7-3.
Why is the Minnesota football team called the Vikings?
As a nod to Minnesota’s significant Scandinavian American culture, they are named for the ancient Scandinavian Vikings. The team’s home stadium is U.S. Bank Stadium, located in Minneapolis’ Downtown East neighborhood.