10 Facts About the NFL in the UK

Colleen Sehy
Sep 18 · 3 min read
An NFL game at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, photo by Yannik on Unsplash

Last year the National Football League moved its London games to the US because of the pandemic. Now the league is heading back to England for the first time in two years. To celebrate American football’s return to London, here are 10 interesting facts about the history of the NFL in the UK.

  1. The first NFL game played in the UK was a 1983 exhibition game between the Minnesota Vikings and the St. Louis…