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 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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Football vs. Football, Kick or Carry?

  1. 1. KICK OR CARRY?
  2. 2. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL  Football  Association Football  Soccer  FUTBOL  FUTSBOL  Football  American Football  Gridiron Football  The Beautiful Game
  3. 3. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL
  4. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 9. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL
  10. 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. 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. 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. 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. 14.  ‘Sweetness’  Running back’  ‘Greatest football player + greatest human being’  Statistics  Awards  Legacy
  15. 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. 16.  ‘World’  ‘Greatest wide receiver of all time and one of the greatest players in NFL history’  Statistics  Awards  Retirement  Legacy
  17. 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. 18.  1938 – Cuba  1974 – Haiti  1998 – Jamaica  2006 – Trinidad and Tobago  GREAT HOPES FOR REPRESENTATION IN BRAZIL, 2014!
  19. 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. 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. 21.  Maradonna – The Hand of God, Xenon Pictures, 2008
  22. 22.  billmar@cfl.rr.com

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