The National Football League today announced the Arizona Cardinals as the home team for the NFL’s game in Mexico in 2020.  The Cardinals will return to Mexico for the first time since they played in the NFL’s inaugural international regular-season game against the San Francisco 49ers in 2005. It will be the fifth regular-season game played in Mexico at Estadio Azteca.

“​We are incredibly excited to be returning to Estadio Azteca where we had such a positive experience in 2005,” said Cardinals Chairman and President MICHAEL BIDWILL. “The Cardinals are very appreciative of the support we receive from fans in Mexico and look forward to a tremendous experience.”​

​Additional game details, including the visiting team, date and kickoff time, will be released at a later date.

A look at the previous regular-season games played in Mexico:​ 

DateOpponents & ScoreAttendance
November 18, 2019 Kansas City 24, Los Angeles Chargers 1776,252
November 19, 2017 New England 33, Oakland 877,357
November 21, 2016 Houston 20, Oakland 2776,473
October 2, 2005 San Francisco 14, Arizona 31103,467

*** first Monday Night Football game to be played outside the U.S.** first regular season game to be played outside the U.S.