Now that the deal as passed at the state level, the Minneapolis City Council has 30 days to approve the plan -- but some aren't for it.
Vikings owner Zygi Wilf spoke after lawmakers passed a plan to build a new stadium, giving thanks and vowing to get the team to a championship.
Gov. Mark Dayton said passing the stadium bill was his top priority this session, and he was full of thanks for those who made it happen at a conference following the final vote.
When the vote passing the new Vikings stadium plan was read aloud, fans let out a cheer of joy before getting a short scolding about maintaining decorum in the Senate.
Mayor R.T. Rybak says Minneapolis will be "a heck of a host" to the Minnesota Vikings, and commended leaders and lawmakers for coming together on the contentious issue.
After the stadium bill's passage, Senate author Julie Rosen said she was overwhelmed by the game-changing success and said "wonderful relationships" were developed in the process.