France’s first professional American football team makes its debut in the European League on Saturday in Cologne.
“The time has come“. Thus begins the presentation video of Les Mousquetaires de Paris, screened on Thursday 25 May at the Jean-Bouin stadium, where the franchise will take up residence from June. Yes, the time has come for France to welcome its very first professional American football team, a private franchise intended to play the European Football League (EFL). What to rejoice “all those fans who sometimes wake up at 2 a.m. to watch the NFL (National Football League, the major American league, Ed)in the words of President and Co-Founder, Frantzy Dorlean.
This former player of the France team, ped by the highest university level in the United States, joined his former teammate Marc Angelo Soumah, general manager, second Frenchman in history to play in the NFL. The two men have tasted NFL Europe games in the pastthe ancestor of the EFL which, between June and September, will experience its third season.
We want to create a spectacular atmosphere around games, like during the Super Bowl. These will be moments of sharing, festive, family.
Frantzy Dorlean, president and co-founder of the Mousquetaires de Paris
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