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NFL team to build stadium that looks like Sandcrawler from Star Wars

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Recently on World of Sport we brought you the two proposed designs for the Atlanta Falcons' new stadium which both looked pretty funky.

Now the Minnesota Vikings have followed suit with the proposed design of their new stadium which also looks pretty cool but, as the 'Kissing Suzy Kolber' website first pointed out, looks more than a bit like the Sandcrawler from the Star Wars movies.

First here is the Vikings' proposed new stadium:

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And here is the Sandcrawler:

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The new stadium has been designed by HKS Sports and Entertainment and will seat 65,000 for regular matches going up to 73,000 for the Super Bowl if they ever get to host it.

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The Vikings have played in an indoor stadium for a number of years and initially wanted a retractable roof. However that was deemed too expensive so instead the roof will be clear so natural sunlight can filter through.

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The venue will be configurable for all sorts of events, including concerts, baseball and college basketball.

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So what do you think? Cool or silly?

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