The Minnesota Vikings are an American football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They are members of the North Division of the National Football League (NFL). Founded in 1961, the team has had significant success over the years, reaching Super Bowls in 1969, 1973, 1974 and 1976, although they have never managed to win one. The Vikings have had legendary players like Fran Tarkenton and Adrian Peterson, proving to be a competitive force in the NFL. With their state-of-the-art stadium and large fan base, the Vikings continue to strive for success in the league.
Based on what emerged from a Harris Interactive survey published in October 2013, the Vikings are in 13th place among the most popular NFL franchises in the United States, while in another survey conducted by Sun Media publications they were the first team of the most supported NFL in Canada. As of 2023, according to Forbes magazine, the value of the Vikings is approximately $4.65 billion, sixteenth among NFL franchises.