Introduction and Short history of American Football
“Top 10 Highest Paid American Football Players 2016” will show the highest paid footballers in the game of American football. American football is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end just like soccer football. In the game oval-shaped football is used and the team with control of the oval-shaped football, tries to advance down the field by running with the ball. On the other hand the team without control of the ball, which is called the defense, tries to stop their advance and take control of the ball for themselves. The rules of the game are very interesting, the offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs. In the game, points are primarily scored by advancing the ball into the opposite team’s end for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent’s goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins the match.
American football introduced in the United States, the game is originated from the sport of rugby football. The first game of American football was played on November 6, 1869, between two college teams, Rutgers and Princeton. Now it is one of the most famous and most watched and liked game in America and in other world as well. American football is the most popular sport in the United States. The game has two most popular forms like Professional football and college football.
There are many extra-ordinary players in this game. Some are really remarkable and strongest players. The game has also another very charming and attractive side that some of the players are paid really high. They gain full rewards of their pains. Here we have top 10 highest paid players of American football. Have a look and see how much these players earn form their skills of this profession.
Top 10 Highest Paid American Football Players 2016
10. Tony Romo
Total earnings: $22 million
One of the famous American football player Tony Romo is 10th in the list. He earns about $22 millions.
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