The NFL is aiming to additional broaden its reach beyond the USA. Previously this month, the organization sent out authorities to check out the opportunity of playing future global video games in Spain and also Brazil, NFL exec vice head of state Peter O’Reilly informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The first-ever regular-season video games in Madrid, Rio de Janeiro, and also Sao Paulo can occur as quickly as following period.
” That’s the persistance that we do frequently,” O’Reilly informed ESPN. “What is the arena like below? Could we play a video game below? What does the assistance resemble? So we’re not there yet in regards to timing on that particular. However you’re right, we are hanging out in those markets, developing partnerships and also checking out the arena there.”
Particularly, the NFL is checking out Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, the house of Genuine Madrid, and also Estadio Metropolitano, the house of Atletico Madrid.
” You have actually obtained some traditional football clubs around the globe that are actually curious about holding the NFL and also developing a partnership with the NFL,” claimed O’Reilly. “So the marital relationship of those 2– there’s rate of interests there without a doubt, and also it’s simply identifying the timing and also the method.”
Back in 2021, the NFL distributed advertising and marketing legal rights to numerous global places to groups. The organization appointed Spain to the Miami Dolphins and also Chicago Beas. The Dolphins additionally have legal rights in Brazil too.
” Brazil and also Spain are 2 solid markets and also 2 crucial markets,” O’Reilly included. “And also notably, there are additionally markets that clubs want. … Weding where clubs are currently developing their follower base is very important. It requires to help the clubs too.”
The NFL will certainly start its global slate following week when they’ll play the initial of 3 successive video games in London. In November, the organization will certainly additionally take a trip to Germany for 2 video games …