American football is a high-contact sport with tremendous tackles, rushes, passes, and receptions. It’s human nature to be intrigued by intense and high-contact sports. So much so that almost all of the most popular sports are high contact. Football games are all-day affairs.
American football developed in the United States, originating from the sports form of soccer and rugby.
The first ever American football match was played on November 6, 1869, between the two college teams, Rutgers and Princeton, using rules same as the rules of soccer at the time.
As compare to other countries , USA are very much proud of its American football leagues that consist of the most skilled players of all times.Also American football is the most popular sport in the United States based on broadcast viewership audience.
The league generating revenue of around US$15 billion every year, and that makes it most valuable sports league in the world. While other professional leagues exist worldwide, but this sport does not have the international popularity of other American sports beside baseball or basketball.
Great players come from colleges
Currently the most popular editions of the game are professional and college football, and the other major levels being it high-school or youth football. Recorded as of 2020, nearly 1.1 million high-school athletes and 70,000 college athletes played the sport in the United States .
There are many students who are passionate about playing American football and are really skilled would now think that there are particular schools that are a direct chance to play into the pro Leagues of the Country. But unfortunately that’s not the case, there isn’t any specific school, it’s just a matter of own talent and effort and also need some good luck at the right time .
NFL Role in American Football
The National Football League (NFL) , A professional American football league that have 32 teams, divided equally between the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC).
The NFL is the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada and the highest professional level of playing American football in the world. The NFL is the richest professional sports league by revenue and the sports league consist the most valuable teams.
It is the most popular sport in the country by viewership also and it continues to grow each year. The NFL dominates Sunday television at homes like no other event. The main attraction of this sports where a mass majority of the fans are willing to watch any game at time, not just the game involving their favorite team.