Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has actually been approved status as the “Home of the NFL” in the United Kingdom in a broadened collaboration that guarantees a minimum of 2 regular-season video games each year will be dipped into the center.
“We are excited to extend our partnership with Tottenham Hotspur through the 2029-2030 season and look forward to hosting future NFL games in the world-class Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, as the Official Home of the NFL in the UK,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell stated in a declaration Thursday. “Growing the game globally is a major strategic priority for the League. Our commitment to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will allow us to continue to bring extraordinary NFL experiences to fans in London, while creating a positive social and economic impact on the local community.”
The arrangement extends by 2 seasons a collaboration that was because of run till 2028.
To date, 12 of the NFL’s 32 groups have actually dipped into the place, and 2 video games are arranged there for 2023: the Jacksonville Jaguars versus the Buffalo Bills on Oct. 8 and the Baltimore Ravens versus the Tennessee Titans the next week.
“NFL gamedays at our stadium are special occasions where we see fans from around the world descend on Tottenham, bringing so much vibrancy to the High Road and supporting our local economy,” Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy stated in a declaration. “As the NFL continues to grow its fanbase throughout Europe, we are extremely proud to be given official status as the Home of the NFL in the UK and look forward to seeing the excitement that gamedays bring to Tottenham for many more years to come.”
London Mayor Sadiq Khan stated the financial increase of hosting 2 video games each year is more than 300 million pounds ($373 million).
This year’s NFL London series starts Oct. 1 with the Atlanta Falcons playing the Jaguars at Wembley Stadium. Two video games will likewise be kept in Frankfurt, Germany, in November as part of the NFL’s global slate for 2023.
Reuters added to this report.