For all the football fans who no longer support the NFL, here’s your answer. WWE Owner Vince McMahon is bringing back the XFL 2020. And guess what – it will be a requirement that all players WILL stand for the national anthem!
WWE owner Vince McMahon today confirmed the return of the XFL and told Mirror Sport the re-imagined product would be more attractive to UK fans.
The 72-year-old sold about $100 million of WWE stock to found a new company called Alpha Entertainment, which will launch the American Football league in 2020.
The original XFL was a joint venture between WWE and US television company NBC in 2001, but the controversial concept lasted just one chaotic season.
Adopting elements of professional wrestling, games included storyline rivalries, suggestively-dressed cheerleaders and even WWE personalities.
However, this evening Mr. McMahon said the new NFL rival would be “family friendly” and