Emirates 2.0? Tottenham Hotspur Inaugurates $1.1 BN Stadium

The other day, Tottenham Hotspur finally finished their biggest project of this decade which heralds a new era - at least if the club's officials are to be believed.

Let's take a look at the general info and most intriguing details of Tottenham Hotspur's new home. All info and images of this post were provided by @marcadegol.



New Tottenham Stadium - Intriguing Facts

Tottenham's Stadium received a fitting inauguration as the Spurs comfortably beat Crystal Palace 2-0.



Capacity



With a total capacity of 62,062, Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium is the third largest to be only behind Wembley and Old Trafford, and even surpassing the Emirates Stadium which sits 60,260 people.

Cost



As it seems to be quite usual for mega-projects, the costs for Tottenham's new stadium exceeded expectations. After an estimated amount of 400 million Pounds in 2017, the construction costs skyrocketed to mind-blowing 850 million Pounds.

Legacy



To cope with the White Hart Lane's legacy, the stadium was partially built on the old ground. Therefore, the club somewhat maintained the essence of neighborhood.

Facade


The stadium has an external facade with panels in grayscales and glass. The outer area gets illuminated with LED technology at sunset to create a special vibe at nighttime.

Merchandise



It has a special area for the club's merchandise which occupies 2973 square meters, the largest stadium store there is in Europe.

Digital



There are four LED screens, one in each corner of the stadium and 325 square meters large. Additionally, there are 1800 LED TV's within the stadium.

The Goal Line Bar


The Goal Line Bar is located below the South Stand, is the longest in all of Europe with 65 meters and serves beer out of its own beer factory. As a gimmick, the beer gets poured from under the cup.

Multi-Purpose



As part of an agreement with the NFL, Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium will host American Football matches from time to time.

This is all we've found noteworthy about Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium. Did we forget something? Feel free to let us know your thoughts about Tottenham's mega-project in the comments down below.
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