Flag Football

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Flag Football Flag Football Flag Football is a version of American or Canadian football. It is very popular worldwide. The basic rules of the game are similar to those of the mainstream game that is often called tackle football but instead of tackling players to the ground the defensive team must remove a flag or flag belt form the ball carrier “ de flagging” to end a down. Other rules are you can have a minimum of five players. No jewelry or things like that that would get in the way. All pads and braces must be worn above the waist. Bare feet are not allowed you must wear tennis shoes or rubber cleats. Cleats with metal are not okay if you do wear them you won’t be able to play. There are no set uniforms but you have to tuck…show more content…
Ancient civilizations such as the Chinese who in 3000 BC, are believed to have played some kind of variation of flag football and this invented the game. The Egyptians also showed some form of the game and later the Greeks played a sport very much like flag football, which was recorded. Other nationalities started playing versions of the game as time went on. At first the different genders were not ok with mixing it up and playing with each other but now we are playing with both boys and girls. Flag football is a very fun and easy game played by both men and women all around the world. I personally really enjoy playing the game. I love the fact that the rules aren’t really strict, you don’t have to wear a ton of gear and you don’t often get

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