The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They were founded in 1933 and are a member of the National Football League (NFL), playing in the AFC North division. The Steelers are known for their long and successful history, having won six Super Bowl championships and eight AFC championships. They have also produced numerous Pro Football Hall of Famers, including Terry Bradshaw, Franco Harris, and Joe Greene. The team plays their home games at Heinz Field, which is located on the banks of the Allegheny River in downtown Pittsburgh. The Steelers have a large and passionate fan base, often referred to as the "Steeler Nation," and are considered one of the most popular and successful franchises in the NFL.