Football World Records

Football world records - where football includes soccer, American football, rugby and even paper football for the less athletically inclined - are a diverse bunch. Rather than aiming for the halls of fame overseen by ESPN, the NFL or FIFA, these champions create their own categories of achievement that incorporate memory skills, huge collections team memorabilia or speedy handling of footballs.

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66 Records Found

United States

Most Foam Fingers Worn At Once

Marty Farris

Marty Farris wore 29 foam fingers at once, a new world record. He wrapped them around his waist, torso, head and hands. All 29 were University of Oklahoma Sooners fingers. Farris set the record on June 27, 2009 in Norman, Oklahoma. Mason Willinger was present as a witness. tag:RecordSetterBook01

07:03 United States

Most Consecutive Football Catches While Riding A Unicycle

samuel

Samuel caught consecutive 127 football passes while riding a unicycle. He learned to ride a unicycle when he got one as a Christmas present from his Nana and papa.

United States

Longest Flag Football Game

Ron Raymond

On August 30th, 2008, 20 athletes in the Bay Area played the longest game of flag football ever. The event was held at the Off the Wall Soccer[] in Santa Clara, California, with the game lasting 24 hours, 36 minutes, and 56 seconds. The four-on-four flag football game honored two storied Bay Area college football programs, featuring the Dons (in Gold and Green) facing the Broncos (wearing Cardinal and black). The Dons defeated the Broncos by the score of 1,470 to 1,265. The event benefited Play Flag Football[], a Santa Clara County based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing flag football leagues, camps, and after school programs for children. Game statistics and additional details can be found here.

02:20 United States

Longest Time Camping Out For ESPN's College GameDay

Dan Has

Daniel Haslam waited in ESPN’s College GameDay line for 43 hours and 30 minutes. Haslem got in line at 3pm on Thursday October 22, 2009 and stayed in it until 10:30am on Saturday October 24, 2009, in time for the start of the show.

01:47 United States

Longest Paper Football Field Goal

Kelley Parker

Kelley P. hit a paper football field goal from 35 feet (420 inches) away.

01:08 United States

Most Times Touching Football To Head In 30 Seconds

Matt Deangelis

Matt Deangelis touched a football to his head 217 times in only 30 seconds.

01:08 United States

Most Times Touching Football To Head In 30 Seconds

Matt Deangelis

Matt Deangelis touched a football to his head 217 times in only 30 seconds.

05:14 England

Most British Football Stadiums Named In 30 Seconds

Charlotte Listener

Charlotte Listener named 23 British football stadiums in 30 seconds. She performed the feat live on the Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show.

00:20 United States

Fastest Time To Name Every FIFA World Cup Winner In Chronological Order

Paul Dmitriev

Paul Dmitriev, an intern at Big Soccer,named every winning FIFA World Cup[]team in chronological order in 7.15 seconds.

01:50 Canada

Fastest Time To Drink A Milkshake Through A Vuvuzela

The Record Collection

Sam Stilsonof The Record Collection drank an entire milkshake (4 cups) through a vuvuzelain 59.21 seconds.

India

Longest Headstand On A Soccer Ball

Suresh Gaur

Suresh G. stood on his head for 25.68 seconds while placing his head on a soccer ball.

01:29 United States

Largest Terrible Towel Collection

Emmett Newsome

Emmett Newsome has 173 Terrible Towels in his collection.

01:03

Most Regulation-Length Basketball Court Football Passes In One Minute

Timothy Carrol

Timothy Carroll and Eddie Pearsonthrew 15 complete passes using a football the full length of a regulation basketball court in one minute.

01:39

Largest Cancer Awareness Message

University of Texas

10,000 fans at a college football game between the Texas Longhorns andOklahoma Sooners held up Livestrong placards showing their support in the battle against cancer. The record was set at the Cotton Bowlin Dallas, Texas on October 2, 2010.

03:36 United States

Fastest Time To Name All Super Bowl MVPs

Rob Holecko

Rob Holecko recited all SuperBowl MVPs in one minute and 20.15 seconds.

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