The Olympics and football? The NFL pushes football as the 2028 Olympic sport

Thand the NFL wants to expand its heritage around the world.

Football is one of the most popular sports in the United States. However NFL he knows he needs to keep going develop the market from America.

Chief Operating Officer of NFL International Damani Leech wants to get more involved with flag football.

According to reports, he believes the NFL flag football is the key to increasing league exposure.

The NFL wants to convince Olympic authorities introduce flag football in 2028 Summer Olympics to increase exposure.

“We have to make the game important,” Leech said. “If the flag becomes football Olympic sportmore countries will invest in the sport. “

American Footballas it is called around the world, it has not been recognized as an Olympic sport since 1932. American football used to be a demonstration sport.

During Super Bowl 2022 in Los Angeles, the NFL hosted the show flag football matches between the United States and Mexico.

“I think they were impressed with the speed of it,” Leech said. “It’s football without a position where everyone is a receiver and everyone is a quarterback. You see his speed and it’s fun.”

The International Olympic Committee could witness the potential of flag football during 2022 World Games held in Alabama in July.

Several countries participate in men’s and women’s football teams.

The National Football League strives to attract on average 50 million new fans outside the United States for the next 10 years.

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