American Football is one of the very most popular sports in the United States. This high energy sport came from soccer and rugby and began in 1869 when two college teams played the first ever football game. It remained a college game until 1920 when the National Football League began. It continued to rise in popularity until it became the multi-Billion dollar sport it is today. Are you a football freak, or do you have a special football friend to honor? Celebrate the sport right now. You can also celebrate Soccer, Baseball, Basketball and Hockey.