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Cheerio! Super Bowl Could Cross the Pond

Super Sunday could be moving to ol' Blighty

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    Cheerio! Super Bowl Could Cross the Pond
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    The Super Bowl could be moving across the pond.

    America's biggest game could be moving -- out of America?

    The city of London is making a bid to host the National Football League's 2014 Super Bowl championship game, the UK's Sunday Telegraph reported.

    London has already hosted two NFL games at its Wembley Stadium -- and with a third sell-out crowd scheduled for an October matchup, the British capital has realized it can turn a profit from American football.

    "We will do everything we can to work with the NFL and help bring this amazing event to London," said Jonathan Gregory, commercial director of Wembley Stadium.

    NFL officials have explored moving the Super Bowl to Canada, Mexico and Germany but have reportedly zeroed in on London as the best candidate for the 2014 Bowl, the Telegraph reported.

    The city could earn over $500 million from the event, which would likely draw about 100,000 American visitors.

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the talks are still in the works and that there has no officially document drawn up to move the Bowl out of the States.

    London will also host the 2012 Olympics and is in the running to host the 2018 World Cup.