NFL Stars Visit Wembley Ahead Of 2013 International Series

Tuesday, 16, July, 2013

NFL stars from Vikings, Steelers, Jaguars and 49ers at Wembley

For American Football fans, July signals the beginning of the end of the long wait for the new NFL season to begin.

All 32 teams kick-off training camp this month in preparation for the fast-approaching regular season, which starts in September.


For British NFL fans the highlight of the season is undoubtedly the International Series at Wembley Stadium.

In a revolutionary move, first introduced in 2005, the NFL offered fans living outside America the opportunity to see a regular season game – and enjoy the excitement, drama and razzamatazz of American Football first hand.

The first International Series game took place in Mexico City in 2005, and two years later appeared at Wembley Stadium for the first time...and has never looked back.

Every game played under the famous Arch has been a complete sell-out, with fans snapping up tickets at record speeds.

This season things are bigger and better than ever, as Wembley hosts two regular season games for the first time:

* Pittsburgh Steelers at Minnesota Vikings (29 September)
* San Francisco 49ers at Jacksonville Jaguars (27 October)

In preparation for the forthcoming games, players from all four competing teams were at Wembley to talk to the media on Tuesday.

FATV spoke to Jacksonville Jaguars’ Uche Nwaneri and Pittsburgh Steelers’ Ramon Foster about having the opportunity to play at Wembley Stadium...