The Dallas Cowboys are popular worldwide and Mexico is no exception, as it has been one of the most followed teams in the country. The Cowboys‘ successes in the 20th century and the constant trips they used to make to Mexican soil strengthened a relationship that remains strong despite the lack of titles.
Dallas‘ last game in Mexico was in 2001, but that could change in the short term, according to the team’s owner.
Mexico the only destination for Dallas to leave
Jerry Jones spoke to TUDN about the possibility of a return to Mexico for the Cowboys and expressed his willingness to return to his franchise.
“We’re going to continue to look for ways to catch our fans in Mexico and as quickly as we can plan for a record game at the Azteca.
“If we are going to give up a game, I want it to be to play in Mexico, which is our natural synergy and affinity with our fan base,” said the controversial owner.
When will the NFL return to Mexico?
The last time the NFL had a game in the country was in 2022 with the San Francisco 49ers, who will play in the Super Bowl on Sunday, beating the Arizona Cardinals 38-10.
All official games, six in total, have been played at the Azteca Stadium, which is being remodeled to host games for the 2026 World Cup and once the stadium is renovated, the league has announced that it will return to Mexico City.
For now it seems that there will be no NFL games before 2026 in Mexico, so we still have to wait when and if the Cowboys will be the ones to step on Mexican soil.
Where will the NFL 2024 international games be played?
In the 2024 season, the NFL has already confirmed that it will play three games in London with the Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars, while the Carolina Panthers will play in Munich.
They will also be in Brazil, but no ‘home’ team has been designated for the game, while it has already been confirmed that in 2025 the NFL will arrive in Spain at the Santiago Bernabeu.