Top 10 Fun Facts About the World Cup of American Football

  1. That there is such a thing as the “American Football World Cup”.
  2. That there is such a thing as the International Federation of American Football, which runs it.
  3. The U.S. team is comprised of players from Division I, II, and III in college.
  4. Six teams are competing in the finals.
  5. This is the third series for the Cup.
  6. The U.S. will face Japan in the final on Sunday.
  7. Japan won the Cup in 1999 and 2003.
  8. … Huh ?! For a second there, I thought you said “Japan won it in 1999 and 2003″! How crazy is that?
  9. I did. But this is the first time the U.S. has played in it.
  10. ‘Cuz, seriously, we can’t have that: America losing a football game to a bunch of Japanese guys? Just kill me now. Please.

We used to think nobody could beat us in basketball, either. Without paying off refs and cheating, that is.

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