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The Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California (US), the home of the National Football League (NFL) team San Francisco 49ers since 2014, officially was selected as the site of Super Bowl LX in a vote of the NFL owners recently in Minneapolis.

‘nbcsports.com’ stated that the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent out a statement which read, “The Bay Area was an incredible host for Super Bowl 50, and we are thrilled to bring the Super Bowl back. We look forward to working with the 49ers and the Bay Area Host Committee to create an impactful Super Bowl 60 in 2026 that showcases all the great things the region has to offer.”

The 68,500-capacity Levi’s Stadium is an American football stadium located in Santa Clara, California (US), just West of the much larger City of San Jose, in the San Francisco Bay Area. It has served as the home venue for the National Football League’s (NFL’s) San Francisco 49ers since 2014.

Jim Mercurio, EVP and GM, Levi’s Stadium, US, is a Member of Coliseum – Global Sports Venue Alliance.

The San Francisco 49ers (also written as the San Francisco Forty-Niners) is a professional American football team based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The 49ers compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member of the league’s National Football Conference (NFC) West division, and play their home games at the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California (US), located 38 miles (61 km) Southeast of San Francisco.

New York (US)-based the National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league that consists of 32 teams, divided equally between the American Football Conference and the National Football Conference.

The Super Bowl is the annual final play-off game of the National Football League to determine the league champion. It has served as the final game of every NFL season since 1966, replacing the NFL Championship Game. Since 2022, the game is played on the second Sunday in February.

The Super Bowl LX is the planned championship game of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2025 season. The game is scheduled to be played on February 8th, 2026 at the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The game will be televised nationally by the NBC.

It will be the third time that the Bay Area has hosted the Super Bowl.

‘nbcsports.com’ further stated that the Levi’s Stadium was the site for Super Bowl 50, when the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10 on February 7th, 2016.

The 49ers won the franchise’s second Super Bowl when the NFL’s championship game first came to the Bay Area. The 49ers defeated the Miami Dolphins 38-16 on January 20th, 1985 at the 50,424-capacity Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.

Commented Al Guido, 49ers President, “We are honored to host the Super Bowl at the Levi’s Stadium once again, and to be stewards of one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Since hosting the Super Bowl 50 in 2016, the Levi’s Stadium has cemented its reputation as a world-class venue. I’m confident that Super Bowl 60 will be a terrific event that benefits the entire community.”

According to a third-party research firm, Sportsimpacts, the Super Bowl 50 provided a net positive economic impact on the Bay Area of at least $240 million.

It promises to be landmark year for the Levi’s Stadium, which is likely to host multiple games in the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ in the Summer.

The 2026 FIFA World Cup™ will be the 23rd FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international men’s soccer championship contested by the national teams of the member-associations of FIFA. The tournament will take place from a yet to be determined date from June to July 19th, 2026, and will be jointly hosted by 16 Cities in three North American countries: Canada, Mexico and the United States. The tournament will be the first hosted by three nations. Argentina is the defending champions.

The 49ers are expected to receive a loan of more than $120 million from the NFL’s stadium fund for stadium improvements prior to the Super Bowl and the World Cup. The areas of improvement are slated for the suites and videoboards.

The Super Bowl and the World Cup come at a perfect time, said Zaileen Janmohamed, President and head honcho of the Bay Area Host Committee.

Added Janmohamed, “Its fitting timing as San Francisco celebrates its 250th birthday. We are thrilled to bring another large-scale event to the area, and to showcase the Bay Area’s unique spirit and diversity.”

The next two Super Bowls are scheduled for February 10th, 2024 at the 65,000-capacity Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, and February 9th, 2025 at the 83,000-capacity Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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