In Mexico, the taste for American Football became known in the 70’s and since then every new generation started to follow this sport, so much that the NFL has chosen Mexico as one of the spots outside of the American union to take their games in the regular season.
But, do you know wich NFL team has more Mexican fans today?
#1: The last years, the Steelers of Pittsburgh have become the favorites, they’ve participated in seven Super Bowl and won six of them (1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 2006 and 2009) the last ones, achieved by Ben Roethlisberger, el “Big Ben”.
#2: The Dallas’s Cowboys team has years of tradition in Mexico. They are the second in this list between the Mexican fans, with five NFL championships (1972, 1978, 1993, 1994 1996), although none of those won in the last 20 years. But just like with the Steelers that have a big influence on the Mexican football fans, their games even are played on the Mexican radio.
#3: The New England Patriots, participants of 9 Super Bowls, won 5, on 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2017, are today one of the favorites teams. With the combination of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, the Patriots have achieved new fans in the last few years. Their followers are younger than the ones of the Steelers or the Cowboys.
#4 Is the 49’ of San Francisco; they had their golden era during the 80’ and 90’. Winners of 5 Super Balls (1982, 1985, 1989, 1990 and 1995), 4 of them won by the legend Joe Montana.
In the last few years, they had a big comeback with Kaepernick, a new generation QB, a big promise for this team.
On the 5° position, the Baltimore Ravens. Their championships on the Super Bowl on 2001 and 2013 puts them fifth on the list with more Mexican fans.
A little bit far away in quantity of fans, #6 is the Green Bay Packers, #7, the Buffalo’s Bills, 8th the Miami Dolphins, 9th the Denver Broncos, and finally #10 the Oakland Raiders.
What’s your favorite NFL team?
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