NFL, Bundesliga Announce Partnership to Increase Business in Germany, U.S.

The NFL and the German Bundesliga announced Thursday they have widened their partnership.

The move comes after the NFL scheduled its first regular-season game in Germany. The Seattle Seahawks will face off with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Nov. 13.

"Our first regular season game in Germany this fall also presents an opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most successful sports leagues around the world,

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said, per Reuters. "The Bundesliga has long been regarded as the leading league in Germany and one of the finest throughout Europe.

"We look forward to collaborating with the DFL in a process that we believe will be mutually beneficial."

The NFL has been staging games in London and Mexico City for years as part of its International Series.

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