The stadium Santiago Bernabeu of Madrid will be the headquarters of an official NFL football game in 2025officially announced Peter O’ReillyExecutive vice-president, Club Business & League Events of the competition at a press conference held in the American city of Las Vegas.
Together with O’Reilly, who has not specified the teams that will face each other in that clash, he has appeared before the media Emilio Butragueñodirector of institutional relations at Real Madrid, who expressed his desire for the alliance that unites both parties to be extended into the future.
“It is an important day for us. The strategic alliance that we are presenting with the NFL today is going to help us transmit our values, our brands are going to become even more global. Our stadium is about to complete one of its most extraordinary transformations. It is one of the temples of football in the world and from now on it will also be an architectural icon and one of the most important entertainment venues in Europe and the world,” Butragueño said in his speech.
“Madrid is an open, cosmopolitan and hospitable city that welcomes its visitors warmly. Real Madrid has always been proud to be one of its main ambassadors. This alliance with the NFL will allow us to enjoy one of the most prestigious competitions in the world in a venue like the Santiago Bernabéu stadium, in which millions of people from all continents have experienced very intense emotions. “We are convinced that what we announce today is the beginning of a long and lasting relationship,” he added.
For his part, O’Reilly noted in his introduction: “We couldn’t be more excited to bring the best of the NFL and our teams to more than 13 million passionate fans in Spain.; and to partner with one of the largest football clubs globally, Real Madrid, in a renovated world-class stadium. Madrid is a global city in terms of culture, entertainment, art; with a rich sporting history”.