The Oakland Raiders are set to host the Houston Texans Nov. 21 at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on ESPN's Monday Night Football as part of the NFL's International Games Series. The Raiders took on the Miami Dolphins at London's Wembley Stadium in 2014. This year will mark the second regular season game played in Mexico.
The Raiders maintain a global presence and communicate with the worldwide Raider Nation through the team's official web properties which feature original and translated content in three different languages - German, Spanish and English. Content has been offered in as many as six different languages.
The Raiders became the first and only NFL team to produce a full-service Spanish-language web site. During the 2004 regular season, the Raiders became the first team to offer original content in German with the launch of Raiders auf Deutsch.
In June of 2011, Raiderette director Jeanette Thompson, Hall of Famer Willie Brown and six Raiderettes traveled to Innsbruck, Austria, to support the Austrian Football League's SWARCO Raiders in their quest for the Eurobowl title.
The Raiders offered an International Guest Coach Program at the team's Napa Valley Training Complex from 2004-12. Coaches from Austria, Australia, Holland, Sweden et al were afforded the opportunity to learn from the Raiders staff.
In 2008, the Raiders had an international player in training camp as defensive tackle Mauricio Lopez spent the entire 2008 season with the Silver and Black as part of the NFL International Practice Squad Program. Lopez, a Mexico City native, spent three seasons playing in NFL Europa. Defensive tackle Michael Quarshie of Finland spent the 2005 season with the Raiders as part of the program.
The Raiders have long been recognized as a global organization and has increased the league's popularity worldwide by playing in preseason American Bowls in London, Barcelona, Tokyo and Mexico City.
The Silver and Black broadcast their games via Spanish-language radio on Univision Radio - KSOL 98.9 FM.