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Premier League fan fest set new attendance record in in Nashville

Premier League craze is starting catch up pace in US market

The Premier League Fan Fest, organized by NBC in Nashville this past weekend, has been hailed as the most successful edition to date. This event marked the ninth time NBC has hosted a Fan Fest for fans in the United States, with previous locations including Orlando, Los Angeles, and Austin. However, none of these previous events could match the record-breaking attendance seen in Tennessee.

According to NBC's reports, an unprecedented 15,624 fans attended the Premier League Fan Fest in Nashville. Previous iterations of this event have seen over 10,000 registered attendees per day; however, this latest turnout indicates a significant increase in popularity. The Premier League has emerged as America's favorite soccer league over recent years. Fans appreciate NBC’s efforts to provide engaging activities alongside their coverage.

At the Nashville event alone over 15,500 attendees had an opportunity to witness live studio coverage from Rebecca Lowe and other notable figures such as Tim Howard and Robbie Mustoe.

The star-studded event included WWE stars and sports legends

The appeal of these events extends beyond just football action; they also offer fans unique opportunities to meet some of their favorite stars from both inside and outside football circles.

In addition to meeting on-air talent like Robbie Earle at this year's event in Nashville; fans also had opportunities to meet former Premier League players like former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and Newcastle legend Alan Shearer among others. Notable appearances were made by Olympic Gold Medalist Mo Farah and WWE star Sheamus.

One key aspect that makes these fan fests so popular is NBC’s ability to host viewing parties for each game during the weekend festivity period. With supporters from all 20 Premier League clubs present at these events - it creates a vibrant atmosphere throughout all games being broadcasted live - such as Manchester United vs Liverpool which ended with a tense 2-2 draw.

Premier League's growing popularity in the US

The success of the Premier League Fan Fest in Nashville is a testament to NBC's efforts to further establish the league as America's favorite. The event provides a platform for fans from all 20 Premier League clubs to come together and watch games, fostering unity among diverse fan bases.

Moreover, the league’s regular high-stakes matches and top-tier players continue to pique American supporters' interest. This interest was further bolstered by initiatives like the Premier League Summer Series in 2023, which brought several teams to play friendlies along America’s East Coast - an event that proved highly successful for both NBC and the league itself.

While there are no formal plans announced yet for another Fan Fest, given this recent success it seems increasingly likely that NBC will organize another such event in a major city within United States.

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