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Monday Night Football game in Mexico sells out

Mexico City, July 28, 2016 -- Tickets for the NFL's Mexico City game between the Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans sold out Thursday morning. Estadio Azteca will be at capacity for the first ever Monday Night Football game to be played outside of the United States on November 21.

The NFL thanks fans in Mexico for their extraordinary response.

In addition to local fans, Estadio Azteca will host 6,000 season ticket holders from the Raiders and Texans.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed excitement over this morning's ticket sales.

"Today's sellout further confirms what a passionate fan base we have in Mexico," said Commissioner Goodell. "We look forward to experiencing the exciting atmosphere in Estadio Azteca when the Oakland Raiders meet the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football this November."

NFL Mexico appreciates the support of the Secretary of Tourism, the Tourism Board of Mexico, NFL Mexico sponsors Banorte, SAP, and Visa, Estadio Azteca, and the game's broadcast partners Televisa and ESPN.

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