Kansas City Chiefs Fight For Global Attention Amid Germany Junket

For the record . . . That's our mediocre tribute to Paddy slinging some strudel . . . Now . . . 

Here's a beloved fact of life that should make locals feel better about their favorite hometown tradition: 

Despite years of investment . . . Outside of the U.S. most people don't care about American football. 

This weekend the NFL and the Chiefs are going to continue working to change perceptions even if Euro soccer games are way more fun and typically escalate into some kind of drunken political riot when things are going well for fans. 

Basically this is a publicity tour and the only justice in this world would be for the team to take another L whilst playing pitch man . . . In the meantime, notice the Mayor is skipping his local responsibilities in order to hype the team and somebody who is way more likable . . .

“Seeing pictures of Patrick Mahomes like a model, in coats, when you land at the airport in Frankfurt is not just kind of interesting and cool,” Mayor Quinton Lucas, among Missouri and Kansas officials here on a trade mission, said in an interview on Friday. “But it means that somebody who lives in Kansas City is sharing a Kansas City brand (and) is normalizing us in a regular conversation of cities.”

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