London is gripped by American Football fever as the NFL puts on a show

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London is gripped by American Football fever as the NFL puts on a show
London is gripped by American Football fever as the NFL puts on a show

Last week, ahead of the first NFL game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, franchise fan parties were in full swing across the capital two days before the action unfolded. At the Barrowboy and Banker pub by London Bridge, which usually has a distinctly British feel to it, the Chicago Bears hosted a gathering of not just Chicago natives, or Americans living in the UK, but NFL diehards from all over. Married couple Leonie and Felix had ventured from Hamburg, Germany. Supporters of no franchise in particular, but the sport as a whole, Leonie explained the uniquely enthusiastic and feel-good sense of camaraderie that attracted them to make the 447-mile trip. As if their devotion needed any certifying,

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