The XFL finds a home in Soldier
CT/Chicago, IL. June 13, 2000 - The XFL, a new professional
football league jointly owned and operated by World Wrestling
Federation Entertainment, Inc. and NBC, officially confirmed Chicago
as the first of eight charter cities. The Chicago team will play
all five of their home games at Soldier Field. The league also
introduced the team's vice president and general manager, Ken
Valdiserri. As the principal front office executive, Valdiserri
will direct all aspects of the team's operations and be responsible
for building a winning and successful team in Chicago. The official
team name and logo will be unveiled at a later date.
have also been named XFL cities!