Inglewood mayor expects city to get 2021 Super Bowl

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- The city of Inglewood expects to be picked to host the 2021 Super Bowl, Mayor James Butts said during an event Monday afternoon.

"We expect, that tomorrow, it'll be announced that we'll receive the nod to get the Super Bowl for 2021 here in the city of Inglewood," Butts said.

The NFL announced back in January that the Rams franchise would return to Los Angeles after two decades in St. Louis.

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Inglewood beat out Carson as home of the new stadium for the team.

Rams owner Stan Kroenke said the new 80,000-seat facility in Inglewood was expected to be ready in time for the 2019 season.

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Until the stadium is completed, the Rams will share the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with the University of Southern California football team.
The official announcement for the host cities of the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Super Bowls was expected to be made on Tuesday. Among the competition for Los Angeles included Atlanta, Miami, New Orleans and Tampa.
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