The Los Angeles Chargers are a professional American football team based in Los Angeles, California. They are part of the National Football League (NFL) and compete in the West division of the American Football Conference. The Chargers' history dates back to 1960, when the team was founded in Los Angeles as an original member of the American Football League (AFL). In the 1960s, the Chargers were a successful team and won the AFL title once. In 1967, the team moved to San Diego, where it remained until 2017, when it returned to Los Angeles. The Chargers have shared SoFi Stadium with the Los Angeles Rams since 2020, offering football fans a modern, world-class home.
In recent years, the Chargers have had their ups and downs. They had success in 2018, reaching the playoffs with a 12-4 record, but were eliminated in the first round. The team has had trouble producing wins consistently, but has a talented roster that offers a positive outlook for the future. The Los Angeles Chargers are supported by a loyal fan base that flocks to the stadium to support the team during home games. Fan passion is an important aspect of Los Angeles sports culture, and the Chargers are an integral part of that heritage. With new coaches and talented players, the Los Angeles Chargers have a chance to return to success and challenge the best teams in the NFL.