Per Gosper, NFL metrics classify 3.5 million Germans as “avid fans” – matching the UK figure – with a “total fan base” of 19 to 20 million, which exceeds the UK total. According to the NFL, weekly television viewership in Germany has grown by more than 20% annually since 2017.Jun 10, 2021
The popularity of the sport is steadily rising throughout the world outside of North America, with the IFAF revealing that 80 countries now have organized federations relating to American Football. Countries that were included in that list are Germany, China, and South Africa.Dec 9, 2020
According to league research, there are more than 15 million NFL fans in the U.K., including four million “avid” fans. Sky Sports weekly ratings have doubled during the past decade, and overnight TV viewership, including the league’s RedZone channel, rose 32% during the 2018 season.Oct 25, 2019
Is It Popular in Europe? The answer is that American football isn’t very popular in Europe. People from this part of the world prefer soccer or rugby rather than the type of sport that North Americans like. But we also should add that American football is gaining popularity in Europe.Aug 4, 2021
Football (or “soccer”) is the most popular sport in Germany. The German Football Association (German: Deutscher Fußball-Bund or DFB) is the sport’s national governing body, with 6.6 million members (roughly eight percent of the population) organized in over 26,000 football clubs.
The European Football League (EFL) is a tournament for European American football teams affiliated to IFAF (International Federation of American Football – Europe). European Football League. Sport Gridiron football Founded 1986 No. of teams 6 Continent Europe Most recent champion(s) Thonon Black Panthers