The Nationwide Soccer League, voicing issues over the coronavirus, introduced Monday it won’t play any video games outdoors the US in 2020.
In an announcement, the NFL introduced that every one 5 worldwide video games — 4 in London and one in Mexico Metropolis — will probably be performed contained in the U.S.
“After appreciable evaluation, we imagine the choice to play all our video games domestically this season is the correct one for our gamers, our golf equipment, and all our followers within the U.S., Mexico and UK,” NFL government vice chairman Christopher Halpin mentioned in an announcement. “We drastically respect the help of our governmental and stadium companions in Mexico and the UK, who all agree with this resolution, and we sit up for returning for video games in each nations within the 2021 season.
NFL replace on 2020 season schedule.
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“We additionally thank our unimaginable followers in these territories for his or her passionate help of the NFL. We are going to proceed to serve them by means of our excellent media companions and by being lively supporters of each grassroots soccer and COVID-19 aid efforts in Mexico and the UK.”
Commissioner Roger Goodell mentioned the choice was made after discussions with “our golf equipment, nationwide and native governments, the NFL Gamers Affiliation, medical authorities and worldwide stadium companions,” ESPN reported.
The league was going to stage two video games at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and two extra at Wembley Stadium, in response to NFL.com. Mexico Metropolis’s Aztec Stadium was to host the opposite sport.
The NFL has hosted a sport at Wembley Stadium for 13 consecutive seasons, the web site reported.
The Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Jacksonville Jaguars and Miami Dolphins had introduced they might be the house groups for the worldwide video games, NFL.com reported. The Jaguars have been going to be the primary crew to play back-to-back video games abroad, taking part in each video games at Wembley Stadium, ESPN reported.
The Falcons and Dolphins have been scheduled to host video games at Tottenham, whereas the Cardinals have been going to be the house crew in Mexico Metropolis.
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