Globalization: The NFL’s Future Depends on It

March 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Throughout the wide world of sports, there are many different sports leagues that compete against each other to become the best in either an entire region or large sections of the world.
From cricket to soccer to rugby, different leagues compete to make their respective sport better and as popular as they can throughout the world.
Here in the United States, the National Football League has become one of the newest entity to start contending in the world sports market due to the sport's tremendous popularity in America.
After nearly two decades of NFL Europe and preseason games in places such as Berlin, the NFL was an extremely slow mover in making itself a global brand.
The only place outside of North America that actually seemed to like the NFL is Germany, which had five out of the six NFL Europe teams before the league shut down in 2007 (the only NFL Europe team that was not located inside Germany in 2007 was the Amsterdam Admirals).
During this time, t...

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