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The next mega-event for Munich soon? Fans from all over the world should then flock to the Allianz Arena


Munich could look forward to another big event soon. The Allianz Arena is in the final selection for NFL games that are to be played in Germany next year.

Munich could look forward to another big event soon.

The Allianz Arena is in the final selection for NFL games that are to be played in Germany next year.

Munich - American Football in Munich?

So far, one of the most popular sports in the world has not been able to do so much with the Bavarian capital.

The FC Bayern soccer players have so far outshone everything in this regard.

The basketball players and the ice hockey team of the EHC are and were extremely successful both nationally and internationally.

But now football could also play a major role in Munich.

Even if there won't be a team there.

But: The NFL is planning to play regular season games in Germany - and Munich made it into the final selection as a location.

A shortlist of the three possible venues for NFL games in Germany was published on Tuesday.

In addition to Munich, Frankfurt and Düsseldorf also made it into the decisive round of applicants.

A regular season game of the NFL is to take place on German soil for the first time from 2022, at the latest from 2023.

The decision on the host will be made in December.

Allianz Arena: mega-event is becoming more and more concrete!

This has never happened in Germany

In Munich, the Allianz Arena * of FC Bayern would be the venue. The municipal Olympiapark GmbH had to refuse a staging in the Olympic Stadium because of the upcoming renovation work on the almost 50-year-old arena and other scheduling obligations. This would pave the way for the FC Bayern stadium, which is actually only intended for football matches and, with 70,000 seats, would be the largest of the three possible arenas, if the city council passed a resolution.

According to ex-NFL professional Sebastian Vollmer, the first NFL season game in Germany will take place “95 percent in the coming year”.

The two-time Super Bowl winner with the New England Patriots works closely with the NFL and is involved in all developments.

In Munich, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt, “we see the greatest potential to play an NFL game and to be able to cope with all other requirements,” he said at



FC Bayern: 75,000 fans admitted to the Allianz Arena

Most recently, the Allianz Arena in Munich was the German venue * for the pan-European tournament at the EM 2021.

The three preliminary round matches of the DFB team and the quarter-finals between Italy and Belgium were played in the stadium in Fröttmaning.

Now an NFL match could take place in the arena for the first time.

The first talks had already taken place at the beginning of the year.

At that time, the US magazine

Sports Illustrated

reported on Munich as a possible venue for an NFL game.

In addition to the US sports fans, football fans should also look forward to the coming weeks, because under certain conditions, 75,000 spectators are once again admitted to the Allianz Arena.

(smk) * is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

Source: merkur

All sports articles on 2021-10-12

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