After the NFL London game in front offs a crowd of 81,179 of a new 90,000 stadium. From digg.com, some British spectators said:
«"The speed in which such a large number of tickets were snapped up ... demonstrates the great excitement and appetite for the game in this country," said Alistair Kirkwood. The only reason the tickets sold so fast is because people want to see the new wembly stadium, which is quite possible the best in the world. » Default08.
«I don't blame them; Europeans must be desperate for some real sports. Seriously though, the Dolphins and the Giants? I wouldn't even waste time watching that game on TV.» Contico
«lol wait till they find out it is a nancy boy version of rugby with padding, and game is only played for a few minutes while there are no commercials» Defex.
«While I find soccer quite boring, wathcnig american footbal is like watching paint dry. i heard once that a study was undertaken measuring the time the ball was in play in american football, and for each quater it is in blay only for a average of approx 1.5mins = = = =. At least soccer has pretty much constant action. Now if you want a real mans sport go watch rugby union (or, shudder, league the mungos sport) where the hits are bigger than in the NFL and they DONT wear padding (well nothing like the nfl padding and def no helmets)» Macca84.
«American Football, obviously is a sport that's meant to be experienced here stateside not somewhere else. Actually I'd tell anyone who is a fan of American Football to go catch a College Football game rather than the over hyped professional version. There's nothing I'd rather do on a Saturday than watch College Football.» Pennvneff
«Wait, I thought British folk only liked the good form of football.» Iamanalog.
«Man are those 40,000 people going to be pissed when they learn they bought tickets for the wrong kind of football» walefarnerjohn.
«Miami Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder has admitted not knowing people speak English in London. He admitted he did not know until now where London was - or that Londoners spoke English. "I couldn't find London on a map if they didn't have the names of the countries," he said. » Sky News oct.26, 2007.
He went to the University of Florida…