NFL in London Might Come Sooner Than We Think

July 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Over the last few years I have become addicted to a sport that is somewhat foreign to most members of the British public.
On February 4th 2007, I was sat in a very cramped hotel room in Kent with two good friends of mine, Daniel Smith and Ian Purvis. Their names are somewhat irrelevant to the story but it’s nice to metion your friends.
Anyway, we flicked on the television that night to find that Superbowl 41 was preparing for kick off. Between the three of us we had watched about 10 minutes of American Football in our lives, which mainly consisted of flicking through the sports channels during the advert break of something else we were watching.
Despite this, there was nothing else on and we decided to watch it. Prior to this occasion I saw American Football as a dull, stop start game that was built around advertising breaks.
I also assumed it was only popular in America because of the high scores, which Americans can’t seem to live without.

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