The Minnesota Vikings are a professional American football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They are part of the National Football League (NFL) and compete in the league's National Football Conference (NFC) North division. The Vikings were founded in 1960 and have played their home games at U.S. Bank Stadium since 2016. The team has a strong fan base and has enjoyed both success and heartbreak throughout its history, including reaching four Super Bowls but never winning a championship. The Vikings are known for their purple and gold uniforms and for their "Skol" chant, which has become a popular rallying cry among fans.