Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium facts for kids
|Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium|
|Opened||October 1, 1961
(59 years ago)
|Owner||District of Columbia|
|Construction Cost||$24 million
($171 million in 2016 dollars )
|Former name(s)||District of Columbia|
Football or soccer:
20,000 (2012–2017, MLS)
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium is a sports and live music stadium in Washington, D.C.. It was originally called "D.C. Stadium". In 1969 it was renamed after US Senator Robert F. Kennedy. The D.C. United soccer team plays there. In the past, the stadium was also the home of the Washington Redskins football team, and the Washington Senators and Washington Nationals baseball teams.
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