Who invented American football?
that statement is incorrect! so was the google searching ability
Stagg - born 1862,
Yost - born 1871 ,
Warner - born 1871,
Heisman - born 1869
those people mentioned below do not make any impact toward the game for at least more than a decade or later in time
It was more of a group of people and here are some: Amos Alonzo Stagg, Fielding Yost, Pop Warner, and John Heisman. Hope this helped!
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Gridiron football (not futbol or soccer) was actually born in Canada by British soldiers against civilians in a game in Toronto on November 9, 1861. It has been modified since then.
Whether you are referring to American Football or Association Football, the answer is no. Dr. James Naismith invented the sport of basketball in 1891, the sport of American Football was introduced 2 years earlier in 1889, and Association Football (or soccer) came about approximately half a century before that.
Because the English invented the modern game of football and they take pride in that and the rest of the world loves football to.Its the same for Americans and their American football, they think its important but the rest of the world thinks they are stupid for calling their sport American football, football, which it is not. Plus no one in the world likes American football and everyone likes real football. Its important to every…
American football, sometimes called Gridiron, has always been called "Football" in the United States since it was invented. This is why Americans refer to Association football as "soccer", even though the English (who invented the word) generally stopped using that word long ago. The name "Gridiron" comes from a name used to describe or refer to the American football field of play, so-named because of the grid-like jail-bar pattern the lines make.
Football is a word that is confusing and entertaining and a sport that epitomized the pride of a nation and the strength of an athlete. In other places, football is a game known as soccer in America. Football in America is where the quarterback throws the ball to a receiver and everybody is running around the gridiron. And football in Europe and other parts of the world means soccer, where guys run around the field…
publicity, money, the fact its fun, interesting and gthe fact its called football instead of ricking soccer its a british sport, shouldn't you start calling it the same name as thwe people who invented it, and isn't football a more logical name for where you kick a ball with your foot, what does American 'football' have to do with football anyway, shoudlnt we be calling that soccer instead of American football?