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Among former American football players, the richest are Jerry Richardson and Roger Staubach, as of 2015. Among active NFL players, the richest are Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. More »

Many football players and soccer players shave their legs due to how often they use supportive tape. With hairless legs, ankles, arms, and even chests, the discomfort associated with the application and removal of such t... More »

There are no educational requirements to play football professionally; however, the majority of professional football players played the sport at a collegiate level, and there are certain requirements to meet to play foo... More »

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American football is played on a field 100 yards long between two teams of 11 players. The goal is to score more points than the other team by carrying the ball into the end zone (6 points) or by kicking field goals (3),... More »

As of 2014, there are approximately 1,696 players in the United States' National Football League (NFL) and 265,000,000 players in the World Football League. The total number of active players per season varies depending ... More »

Some football rules include the number of players on a team, the kickoff, the down system and the scoring system. The NFL's rule book spans more than 100 pages. More »

Although it is difficult to make comparisons between different players and leagues, most experts would regard Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pelé, as the top goal scorer in football history with 1,279 go... More »