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ESPN Admits To Embarrassing Monday Night Football Mistake

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ESPN's Monday Night Football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Kansas City Chiefs was stellar. Some are calling it the greatest regular season game of all-time. That's probably a bit "prisoner of the moment," but it was definitely awesome.

Unfortunately, ESPN did make one embarrassing mistake with its broadcast.

Throughout the game, ESPN checked in with a bar in Mexico City, the city where the game was supposed to be played.

ESPN's play-by-play man, Joe Tessitore, kept referring to the bar as the "Alboa Bar" in Mexico City.

Unfortunately, that bar doesn't seem to exist.

ESPN was very clearly showing a live feed of a Buffalo Wild Wings.

ESPN reportedly admitted to the mistake.

From the New York Post:

ESPN confirmed it was, indeed, a Mexico City Buffalo Wild Wings. The Worldwide Leader did not immediately know how the mixup occurred.

Viewers were confused, but also numerous. ESPN said the 11.3 rating for the showdown was the best for a Monday night game since 2014.

Welp, at least the game was awesome.