‘Ticketmaster said they’ve never seen anything like it’ NFL chief reveals HUGE demand for tickets as Tom Brady and Buccaneers head to Germany


The NFL has played international games in recent years in an effort to expand its brand globally. The European market posted strong returns as the league originally planned to play at least one game per season in England. However, he has already increased that number by playing several games there per season, as demand and popularity continue to grow in the new market.

The 2022-23 NFL season will introduce another all-new market for the league to host an official game. Germany will host a regular season game for the first time in league history. Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Geno Smith’s Seattle Seahawks travel to Munich in Week 10 for a clash at Allianz Stadium, home of German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich FC.

NFL Europe and UK manager Brett Gosper says there is massive demand for American football in Germany, according to a recent report by Daily Mail:

“As a sport it maybe scratches an itch that other sports don’t have in this market. Rugby is not a big game in this market so there is no other sport contact. There are a lot of professional sports in England, from cricket, rugby, football, and so on, and the NFL always finds its place in this competitive landscape. But in Germany, it just seems that it there is a wider possibility of entering and occupying a space that is perhaps not occupied by someone else.”

Gosper says the interest in ticket sales confirms his claim:

“There were 800,000 people lining up for a football game. Ticketmaster said they had never seen anything like it. They extrapolated that in terms of demand, our analytics indicate you could have sold three million tickets.”

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How many international games will be played during the 2022-23 NFL season?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady

The 2022-23 NFL season will have five international games. They will be played in three different countries, including England, Germany and Mexico.

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England will host all three matches in London. The Minnesota Vikings will play the New Orleans Saints in Week 4. The New York Giants will play the Green Bay Packers in Week 5 and the Denver Broncos will play the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 5. 8.

Week 10 will see the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Seattle Seahawks face off in Munich, Germany. Meanwhile, Week 11 sees Mexico City host the San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals.

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