The Indy Eleven soccer team was asking for legislative approval on a funding mechanism to build a more permanent stadium in downtown Indianapolis.
The future of Indy Eleven’s proposed $82 million soccer stadium could be uncertain due to a new amendment.
Fans of the Indy Eleven professional soccer team gathered Thursday at the Indiana Statehouse to rally for a stadium proposal.
The stadium includes a dome roof and nearly 18,000 seats.
Peter Wilt, general manager of Indy Eleven, says he’s hopeful the longer budget session in 2015 will bring a warmer reception to the proposal.
With Americans buying over 200,000 tickets to the World Cup this year, soccer in Indiana is gaining more and more fans.
The House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill to earmark tax dollars for a future stadium for Indianapolis' new professional soccer team, the Indy Eleven.
The new professional soccer team wants to build an $87 million multi-purpose stadium in downtown Indianapolis.