NFL awards 2014 Super Bowl to New Jersey

09:12, May 26, 2010      

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The National Football League has voted Tuesday to pick the new Meadowlands stadium in New Jersey for the 2014 Super Bowl.

It will be the first time that the American football's most important match being hosted by a cold weather site.

The 1.6 billion U.S. dollars Meadowlands Stadium, which doesn't have a dome, is the new home of the New York Jets and New York Giants.

"We believe the owners have the faith in us that 3 years from now we'll put on a remarkable event," Giants co-owner Jonathan Tisch said on the NFL Network.

"The greatest game in the world will be played on the greatest stage in the world."

The league made an exception for the New York area, and New York only.

It took four votes for NFL owners to pick the venue over two cities in Florida, Miami and Tampa. Miami was eliminated after the second ballot.

Source:Xinhua

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