Football vs. Football, Kick or Carry?
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We call it 'Futbol,' you call it 'Soccer;' You call it 'Football,' we call it 'American Football.' Did you know that both sports had the same origin? The history goes back to the times of the......

We call it 'Futbol,' you call it 'Soccer;' You call it 'Football,' we call it 'American Football.' Did you know that both sports had the same origin? The history goes back to the times of the Aztecs; this presentation will bring you to a comparison and contrast of both games: the rules, the organizations, the competitions, the trophies, the heroes, and the fans! TOUCH DOWN! or GOOOOOOOOOOOL!!!

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  • 1. KICK OR CARRY?
  • 2. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL  Football  Association Football  Soccer  FUTBOL  FUTSBOL  Football  American Football  Gridiron Football  The Beautiful Game
  • 3. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL
  • 4.  Mexico – 3,400 years ago  China – 2nd and 3rd Centuries BC – cuju  Kyoto, Japan - kamari  Romans and Greeks  Modern football started in Britain – 18th C  Rules evolved into: 1. Association Football 2. Rugby 3. American Football
  • 5. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL  October 1863, Freemason’s Tavern: Football Association  1800s: British sailors, traders and soldiers spread the sport to the world  1904: FIFA  1930: 1st World Cup in Uruguay; won by Uruguay  1874: Game between Harvard and McGill Universities  Rule changes from Rugby by Walter Camp (1858-1925) ‘Father of American Football’  1892: Professional Football  1903: Ohio League = National Football League (NFL)  1919: 1st professional game  1960: American Football League (AFL)  1966: Super Bowl I
  • 6. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL  Most popular sport around the world: 250 million players in over 200 countries  Most prevalent in Europe and South America  Mainly in the US  Also Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom  Other countries have been establishing leagues in recent years
  • 7.  Object of the game: get the ball into the other’s team goal area  Start the game with a coin toss  11 players on field for each team  Some rules: penalties  Referees  Support staff
  • 8. Association Football AMERICAN FOOTBALL  Ball: spherical with black/white pentagons  Kick the ball  Continued playing  Dress: basic sports clothes  No huddle or line up  Players: less specialized  Goals: one point  Configuration of the field: netted goal area  Ball (pigskin): prolate spheroid, pointed ends, brown  Carry the ball; tackle  Times out; stop the clock  Dress: helmet, pads…  Huddle and line up for the play  Players: highly specialized  Touchdown: 6 points (additional points)  Configuration of the field: big H
  • 9. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL
  • 10. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL  INTERNATIONAL : (FIFA)  ASIA: (AFC)  AFRICA: (CAF)  EUROPE: (UEFA  NORTH, CENTRAL AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN: (CONCACAF)  OCEANIA: (OFC)  SOUTH AMERICA: (CONMEBOL)  INTERNATIONAL (North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania): IFAF  US: NFL  US Colleges: NCAA  Individual countries leagues
  • 11. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL  WORLD CUP  CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS  FIFA CONFEDERATION CUP  SUMMER OLYMPICS  DOMESTIC COMPETITIONS  AMERICAN FOOTBALL WORLD CUP  US SUPER BOWL  AFC-NFC PRO BOWL  COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL: BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES  HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
  • 12. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL  WORLD CUPS:  2010, South Africa: Spain  2014, Brazil  2018, Russia  2022, Qatar  SUPER BOWL:  2012: Indianapolis,In: NY Giants  2013: New Orleans,La  2014: East Rutherford,NJ  2015: Glendale,Az
  • 13.  Edson Arantes do Nascimento  ‘O Rei do Futebol,’ ‘O Rei Pele,’ ‘O Rei’  ‘Best football player of all time’  Technique  Statistics  Awards  Retirement, 1977
  • 14.  ‘Sweetness’  Running back’  ‘Greatest football player + greatest human being’  Statistics  Awards  Legacy
  • 15.  ‘The hand of God’  ‘Greatest football player of all time’  Statistics  Awards  Controversy  Head coach of Argentina national team  Manager of Al Wasl FC in Dubai
  • 16.  ‘World’  ‘Greatest wide receiver of all time and one of the greatest players in NFL history’  Statistics  Awards  Retirement  Legacy
  • 17. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL  715.1 million viewers (worldwide) for World Cup’s final match in Germany, 2006  In South Africa, 2010; estimated over 700 viewers plus digital viewers  111 million viewers (worldwide) for Super Bowl, 2011  111 million viewers in US for Super Bowl 2012; broadcast in 200 countries, 25 languages (500 international journalists) plus digital viewers
  • 18.  1938 – Cuba  1974 – Haiti  1998 – Jamaica  2006 – Trinidad and Tobago  GREAT HOPES FOR REPRESENTATION IN BRAZIL, 2014!
  • 19.  Participation has improved in recent years: ‘soccer mom’  Popularity has increased based on demographics and economics  Heightened interest in international ‘soccer’  American men play in foreign leagues  Women Leagues: Women won the Summer Olympic competition in 1996, 2004, and 2008  World Cup participation:  3rd place in 1930  1934, 1950, 1990, 1994 and every WC since
  • 20.  IFAF, 1998, La Courneuve, France  62 member nations:  EFAF  PAFAF  AFAF  OFAF  Over 700 leagues in Europe alone  IFAF World Cup  IFAF Women’s World Cup  IFAF Junior World Cup  NFL International Series
  • 21.  Maradonna – The Hand of God, Xenon Pictures, 2008
  • 22.  billmar@cfl.rr.com