More than 10,000 tickets already sold for the 2024 European League of Football Championship Game in Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Following an exciting end to the 2023 season which saw the Rhein Fire defeat the Stuttgart Surge in front of 31,500 cheering fans in Duisburg, Germany to capture the 2023 ELF title, preparations for the 2024 European League of Football season are already fully underway and it seems the fans are ready too as 10,000 tickets for the championship game set to be held at FC Schalke 04’s VELTINS Arena have already been sold.

European League of Football CEO Zeljko Karajica:

“The memories of our event in Duisburg are still fresh and continue to give us goosebumps. But the journey continues, and we are thrilled to have surpassed the 10,000 ticket mark for the 2024 European League of Football final in Gelsenkirchen so early in the pre-sale. We are very proud that ELF is so highly appreciated by the football family.”

ELF Commissioner Patrick Esume:

“What we experienced in Duisburg was simply sensational, both on the field and in the stands. Now, we are looking ahead to the fourth season of the European League of Football, which will culminate with a mega-final on September 22, 2024, at the VELTINS Arena. It is our dream and our goal to witness the biggest game in the history of European football in Gelsenkirchen.”

The attendance record for football in Europe of 48,125 was set in 2007 at the NFL Europe title game in Frankfurt between the Frankfurt Galaxy and Hamburg Sea Devils. The European League of Football current attendance record of 32.500 was set in June in a game between the Rhein Fire and Hamburg Sea Devils held at Volksparkstadion.

In June of 2024, 17 teams from nine nations will open the season: Berlin Thunder, Cologne Centurions, Frankfurt Galaxy, Hamburg Sea Devils, Munich Ravens, Rhein Fire, Stuttgart Surge (Germany), Barcelona Dragons, Madrid Bravos (Spain), Fehérvár Enthroners (Hungary), Helvetic Guards (Switzerland), Milano Seamen (Italy), Panthers Wroclaw (Poland), Paris Musketeers (France), Prague Lions (Czech Republic), Raiders Tirol, and Vienna Vikings (Austria).

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