Carolina Panthers to ‘growl’ in Allianz Arena


NFL will return to Allianz Arena Image: FC Bayern

American football is coming back to the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, as the National Football League (NFL) returns to the Bundesliga giants FC Bayern Munich’s home stadium with a regular-season game in 2024. The home team this year is the Carolina Panthers.

‘FC Bayern München’ quoted Andreas Jung, FC Bayern Board Member for Marketing, as stating, “We’re looking forward to welcoming the NFL to our Allianz Arena for the second time. The match in Autumn 2022 was an unforgettable experience, and we want to build on that. Since we played in the Carolina Panthers’ stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina (US) in the Summer of 2016, it’s a great feeling to welcome the Panthers to Munich now. We are also looking forward to the second team and to another NFL game in our stadium.”

The Allianz Arena is a football stadium in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, with a 70,000 seating capacity for international matches and 75,000 for domestic matches. Widely known for its exterior of inflated ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) plastic panels, it is the first stadium in the world with a full color changing exterior. It serves as the home facility of the FC Bayern Munich.

The FC Bayern Munich, Bayern Munich, or simply Bayern, is a German professional sports club based in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It is best known for its professional men’s association football team which plays in the Bundesliga, the top tier of the German football league system. The Allianz Arena serves as their digs.

New York (US)-based the National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league that consists of 32 teams, divided equally between the American Football Conference and the National Football Conference.

The Carolina Panthers are a professional American football team based in Charlotte, North Carolina (US). The Panthers compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league’s National Football Conference South division.

The Bank of America Stadium is a 74,867-seat football stadium located on 33 acres in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. It is the home facility and headquarters of the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL) and the Charlotte FC of Major League Soccer (MLS).

‘FC Bayern München’ further stated that in 2016, FC Bayern beat the Serie A team Inter Milan (Italy) 4-1 in a friendly at the Carolina Panthers stadium as part of the Audi Summer Tour.

The Audi Summer Tour is a tour that the FC Bayern Munich undertakes to Asia before the start of the new season.

The NFL will announce the date and the Panthers’ opponent in the coming months.

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