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The World Bowl is the American football Championship game of the NFL Europe, similar to the Super Bowl of the NFL. United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... NFL Europe logo Old World League of American Football (WLAF) logo The NFL Europe League is an American football league which operates in Europe. ... The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ...


When the NFL Europe was founded in 1991 as World League of American Football (WLAF), with teams in North America and Europe as well as expansion plans for Asia, the name World Bowl was appropriate. It was kept after 1995 when then the league limited itself to Europe. NFL Europe logo Old World League of American Football (WLAF) logo The NFL Europe League is an American football league which operates in Europe. ... The World League of American Football (WLAF) was founded in 1990 with support from the NFL to play semi-professional American Football in North America, Europe and later maybe Asia. ...


The World Bowl trophy itself is a globe made of glass measuring 35.5cm (14 inches) in diameter and weighing 18.6 kg (41 lb). Some trophies seen in the London Irish clubhouse at Sunbury in 2002. ... A globe This article is on a planet-representation device. ... Glass can be made transparent and flat, or into other shapes and colours as shown in this ball from the Verrerie of Brehat in Brittany. ...


From 1995 to 1997, the World Bowl venue was decided by the standings after 5 weeks of the 10-week season. All venues before, and since, were predetermined before the season.


The 2002 World Bowl was hosted in Rhein Fire home town of Düsseldorf as a farewell to the old Rheinstadion. After the new LTU arena there was completed, the 2005 World Bowl was hosted there again. It will return in 2006, as first ever back to back WB site. Düsseldorf has currently no Bundesliga team and was not selected for FIFA World Cup games, so Football is a major sport there, unlike in other NFL Europe towns. The Rhein Fire is a franchise in NFL Europe, formerly the World League of American Football. ... Düsseldorf is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and (together with Cologne and the Ruhr Area) the economic center of Western Germany. ... Rheinstadion was a multi-use stadium in Dusseldorf, Germany. ... LTU-Arena is a multi-use stadium in Dusseldorf, Germany. ... The official Bundesliga logo. ... The FIFA World Cup Trophy, which has been awarded to the world champions since 1974. ... NFL Europe logo Old World League of American Football (WLAF) logo The NFL Europe League is an American football league which operates in Europe. ...


The former World Football League, a short-lived 1970s competitor to the NFL, also named its championship game the World Bowl. In the only WFL World Bowl contested, the Birmingham Americans defeated the Florida Blazers 22-21 on December 5, 1974. WFL logo The World Football League was an American football league that played in 1974 and part of 1975. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... The Birmingham Americans were the most successful of the World Football League franchises. ... The Florida Blazers were a franchise in the World Football League, a failed attempt to create a second major professional football league in the United States in competition with the established National Football League. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ...


World Bowl (WLAF and NFL Europe Championships)

Year Venue Winner Score Runner-Up MVP
May 27, 2006 World Bowl XIV LTU arena, Düsseldorf, Germany
Frankfurt Galaxy (GER)
22-7
Amsterdam Admirals (NED)
June 11, 2005 World Bowl XIII LTU arena, Düsseldorf, Germany
Amsterdam Admirals (NED)
27 - 21
Berlin Thunder (GER)
Kurt Kittner
Admirals, QB
June 12, 2004 World Bowl XII Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Berlin Thunder (GER)
30 - 24
Frankfurt Galaxy (GER)
Eric McCoo
Thunder, RB
June 14, 2003 World Bowl XI Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Frankfurt Galaxy (GER)
35 - 16
Rhein Fire (GER)
Jonas Lewis
Galaxy, RB
June 22, 2002 World Bowl X Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany
Berlin Thunder (GER)
26 - 20
Rhein Fire (GER)
Dane Looker
Thunder, WR
June 30, 2001 World Bowl IX Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Berlin Thunder (GER)
24 - 17
Barcelona Dragons (ESP)
Jonathan Quinn
Thunder, QB
June 25, 2000 World Bowl VIII Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany
Rhein Fire (GER)
13 - 10
Scottish Claymores (SCO)
Danny Wuerffel
Fire, QB
June 27, 1999 World Bowl VII Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany
Frankfurt Galaxy (GER)
38 - 24
Barcelona Dragons (ESP)
Andy McCullough
Galaxy, WR
June 14, 1998 World Bowl VI Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany
Rhein Fire (GER)
34 - 10
Frankfurt Galaxy (GER)
Jim Arellanes
Fire, QB
June 22, 1997 World Bowl V Estadi Olimpic, Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Dragons (ESP)
38 - 24
Rhein Fire (GER)
Jon Kitna
Dragons, QB
June 23, 1996 World Bowl IV Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland
Scottish Claymores (SCO)
32 - 27
Frankfurt Galaxy (GER)
Yo Murphy
Scotland, WR
June 17, 1995 World Bowl III Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Frankfurt Galaxy (GER)
26 - 22
Amsterdam Admirals (NED)
Paul Justin
Galaxy, QB
1994 Not Played
1993 Not Played
June 6, 1992 World Bowl II Stade Olympique, Montreal, Canada
Sacramento Surge (USA)
21 - 17
Orlando Thunder (USA)
David Archer
Surge, QB
June 6, 1991 World Bowl I Wembley Stadium, London, England
London Monarchs (ENG)
21 - 0
Barcelona Dragons (ESP)
Dan Crossman
Monarchs, Safety
  • Note: Roman Numerals were not officially used by the NFL Europe until World Bowl IX. Prior to 2001, the games were billed as World Bowl 2000, World Bowl '99 etc.
NFL Europe
Amsterdam Admirals | Berlin Thunder | Cologne Centurions | Frankfurt Galaxy | Hamburg Sea Devils | Rhein Fire
Former teams: Barcelona Dragons | London Monarchs| Scottish Claymores
See also: World Bowl
The World Bowl
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  Results from FactBites:
 
World Bowl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (304 words)
When the NFL Europe was founded in 1991 as World League of American Football (WLAF), with teams in North America and Europe as well as expansion plans for Asia, the name World Bowl was appropriate.
The World Bowl trophy itself is a globe made of glass measuring 35.5cm (14 inches) in diameter and weighing 18.6 kg (41 lb).
The 2002 World Bowl was hosted in Rhein Fire home town of Düsseldorf as a farewell to the old Rheinstadion.
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