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Pic of Vikings owner Zygi Wilf at new stadium’s ceremonial groundbreaking is fantastic (photo)

Pictured above: Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, along with Governor Mark Dayton, take part in the ceremonial groundbreaking of the team’s $1 billion stadium on Tuesday. The new stadium, whose construction now will formally in the shadows of Metrodome,

As a Minnesota resident, I can understand how some take offense to how public funds are being used to build a billionaire’s playground, which is how the anti-stadium folks characterized the contentious, years-long stadium debate.

As a Vikings fan, I cannot wait until it is built, regardless of how it is built and with what funds. To be rid of that godforsaken dome once and for all is well worth listening to people gripe about the details.

And at the very least, there’s one thing we can all agree upon, no matter which side of the debate: Without the new stadium, this photo of Zygi and Dayton never would have occurred. It truly is a priceless image we can all enjoy.

As noted by Deadspin, Wilf looks like a real-life evil tycoon, which arguably might be what he really is.

And Dayton? Good grief, does he look like a putz in that pic. Fantastic. Seriously, the more you look at it, the better it gets.