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NFL is a guest in Munich. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Seattle Seahawks. Superstar Tom Brady and Co. want to attract new football fans there.

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13.11.2022 |: As of 08:53

Even at the age of 45, NFL superstar Tom Brady still feels ready to perform at his best.

“I’m fit and in good shape, it doesn’t feel like work. I never thought I would still be playing at that age,” said the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback before today’s game against the Seattle Seahawks (3:30 p.m.). / ProSieben and DAZN). Munich.

Brady announced his resignation in mid-March just 40 days later and announced he would play one more season with the Bucs in the NFL. “I don’t regret anything. “I just wanted to keep competing with other people and I like the competition,” said Brady, who is looking forward to appearing in front of 67,000 fans at Allianz Arena. normal main round play.”

The NFL boss is delighted with the football atmosphere in Munich

The atmosphere before the NFL game in Munich also impressed the head of the league, Roger Goodell. “Immense anticipation is felt throughout the city. It’s unbelievable what’s going on here. It’s the right time for this game in Munich,” the 63-year-old football player said at the fans’ meeting. Days before the match, many football fans came out in the center of Munich. Brewhouses have been repurposed as NFL pubs.

The capital of the state of Bavaria beat Dusseldorf and Frankfurt in the battle for the German premiere. “Also because Allianz Arena is a unique stadium and offers an optimal platform for sports,” Goodell said. In addition, the passion of the people of Munich for American sports is incredible. “We felt the NFL could be very successful here. And I think we were right.”

According to the league, the rush for tickets to the first NFL game in Germany was huge. About three million tickets could be sold. Around 67,000 people will watch the game live at the stadium and thousands more are expected to attend the public viewing at the Audi Dome in Munich. “It will be a great atmosphere. I hope that in the future we can build on this in Germany,” Goodell said.

Seahawks quarterback sees himself as ‘ambassador for the sport’

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith is hoping to win over new football fans with an NFL game in Munich. “We are sports ambassadors. “International games are important to get children and young people excited about football,” said the 32-year-old playmaker.

In a sold-out Bayern Munich stadium, the American is particularly looking forward to the “loud and crazy” NFL fans. “I know there’s a big football community in Germany and we want to give it a good show,” Smith said ahead of his first international game. “I’m very excited and I want to enjoy every moment here.”

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