The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team based in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the National Football Conference (NFC) North division in the National Football League (NFL). The Bears were founded in 1920 and are one of the oldest and most storied franchises in the league, having won nine NFL championships, including one Super Bowl, in their history. The team plays its home games at Soldier Field, located on the city's lakefront, and has a passionate and loyal fan base. The Bears are known for their historic rivalry with the Green Bay Packers, which is one of the oldest and most intense in all of sports.