(TheProudRepublic.com) – The National Football League (NFL) is renowned for its Super Bowl, a grand event that captivates millions across the United States annually.
However, it seems this will not be the case anymore, as there has been buzz about a possible stab in the back of the American people by the organization.
The NFL has begun to explore the possibility of hosting this iconic event in London, England, moving it away from its U.S.-centric venues.
During a recent forum in London, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed these rumors head-on. “It is not impossible, and it is something that has been discussed before,” remarked Goodell. However, he was quick to try and backpedal, alleging that the league is not currently laying down concrete plans to hold the Super Bowl outside of the U.S.
As per the information reported by BroBible, the locations for the next three Super Bowls are already set in stone.
These games will occur at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas in February 2024, followed by Caesars Superdome in New Orleans in February 2025. Finally, Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, will host the event in February 2026.
If the league seriously considers London as a venue, the earliest we could see a Super Bowl held there would be in 2027.
The potential move to London is supposedly a strategic decision for the NFL. Compared to other major American sports leagues like the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Major League Baseball (MLB), the NFL has been relatively slower in expanding its international reach. Both the NBA and MLB have succeeded in establishing a significant global presence, capturing fans’ hearts worldwide.
If the NFL successfully orchestrates the move to London while neither the NBA Finals nor the MLB World Series opts for an international venue, the NFL would be the first major American sports league to host its championship showdown outside the continental United States. Such a move could potentially reshape the global landscape of American sports while leaving American fans stranded at home.
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