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$1.3 billion new stadium brings the noise

Tottenham, London (CNN)In the end, it was worth the wait.Tottenham Hotspur finally opened its shiny new $1.3 billion stadium amid glorious fanfare Wednesday, by hosting Crystal Palace in the Premier League.For the 59,215 packed inside on opening night, the experience was made all the more memorable by a 2-0 victory, courtesy of goals from Son Heung-Min and Christian Eriksen.For the fans and for the players, this was a night to remember."It's just amazing," Son told Sky Sports. "What an unbelievable stadium. The noise was just so loud."To score the first goal at this stadium ... I just want to say to thank you to my teammates and the fans."White Hart Lane is our history but the new stadium ... I can't believe it. To play in it is an amazing ...