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Social Media Recap: A Night to Remember as U.S. Bank Stadium Opened the Gates

U.S. Bank Stadium officially opened the gates on the biggest of prime-time stages on NBC's Sunday Night Football.

With focus on the Vikings 17-14 victory over the Green Bay Packers, many eyes gazed at the festivities at the NFL's newest stadium.

A night to remember became a night full of observations and many reacted to the gameday experience in the Twin Cities on social media.

A new #VikingsChant, a special tribute halftime show and a number of spectacular plays by the Vikings were just a few of the highlights from Sunday Night.

Media, players, alumni and fans shared their reaction during and following the event.

Here is a recap of some of the top tweets and Instagram posts from the historic night in Vikings franchise history:

Vikings War Chant! Couldn't send this Pregame so here it is. #SNF #Vikings pic.twitter.com/ilAirCfq9w — Ben Leber (@nacholeber) September 19, 2016

Incredible opening night at #USBankStadium capped off by a #Vikings win. #SKOL

A post shared by Guillaume (@guillaumelsmith) on

That feeling when you open the new house with a W.

Nice work, @stefon_diggs  #GBvsMIN #SKOL pic.twitter.com/tz8Fl5z7ul — NFL (@NFL) September 19, 2016

Vikings are doing that Icelandic soccer cheer to honor their Norwegian heritage now. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) September 19, 2016

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