Seahawks fans to attempt stadium roar record

File Photo: Seattle Seahawks cheerleaders preform during an NFL game against the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 in Seattle. The Seahawks won the game, 14-12. (AP Photo/Ric Tapia) Photo: Associated Press/(AP Photo/Ric Tapia)

Seahawks fans to attempt stadium roar record

MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) — Some of the loudest NFL fans in the country are attempting to become the loudest in the world.

This Sunday, Seattle Seahawks fans will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for loudest roar at a stadium, which was set in 2011 in Turkey at a soccer match.

The record is 131.76 decibels.

Fan organizer and former player Joe Tafoya says Seahawks fans are already loud, so they’ll be recording throughout the game. The attempt is being organized by Tafoya’s Volume 12, a Seahawks fan group.

Seahawks fans are already known to be noisy, but on Sunday the game will be against the division rival San Francisco 49rs. The game is a sell-out.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.