The Santander League Among the 30,000 cardboard figures who ‘attended’ the match
En times of pandemic it is a common tool already in large sporting events. They have done football teams of the major European leagues and the NBA and of course, the Super Bowl. The emptiness of stadiums without an audience is very great and cardboard figures of fans in the stands is increasingly common.
The duel between Tampa Bay Buccaneers y Kansas City Chiefs it only gathered 25,000 spectators in Florida due to the protocol stipulated by the Covid. To avoid a vacuum in the stadium, the NFL proposed 30,000 amateur cardboard figures, which will be signed up for 100 dollars, which will be used for charitable causes.
In no case could they show political or negative messages and they could only submit their photo in official NFL clothing.
Real Madrid and Ftbol Club Barcelona players, Marcelo and Antoine Griezmann, were two of those 30,000 cardboard players at the Raymond James Stadium, where more famous faces such as Lady Gaga would also sneak in.
“Only the popcorn is missing,” Marcelo wrote before the beginning on Instagram, for once finished, on an image in which he appeared dressed in Tom Brady’s signed shirt, extolling the figure of this American football legend. “The only player to win the Superbowl in three different decades
Thank you @NFL for “inviting” me to the game tomorrow! #SuperBowlpic.twitter.com/TUAeuYdzng
? Antoine Griezmann (@AntoGriezmann) February 6, 2021
“Thank you NFL for ‘inviting’ me to the game tomorrow!”, the Frenchman from Bara posted on Twitter before the match, with a video showing his cardboard image already placed in the stadium.