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American football, beautifully explained for non-Americans

This is an animated guide to American football from @FrazDav, who illustrated SB Nation's logos. It's beautiful and hilarious and a little too close to the truth.

Breaking it down, here is a guide to American football for people who know nothing about football in three GIFs.

(1) Football is the most American thing possible.

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This is not wrong!

(2) Football is a violent sport.

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This should make more people uncomfortable, but somehow doesn't.

(3) Football is played for glory.

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In America, glory = free automobiles and trips to corporate-sponsored theme parks.

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