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.

Football Challenges

81 Records Found

07:03 United States

Most Consecutive Football Catches While Riding A Unicycle


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.

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 vuvuzela in 59.21 seconds.

00:29 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.

00:59 United States

Most Regulation-Length Basketball Court Football Passes In One Minute

Joe Overton

Joe Overton and his friend threw 17 complete passes using a football the full length of a regulation basketball court in one minute.


Largest Cancer Awareness Message

University of Texas

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

03:36 United States

Fastest Time To Name All Super Bowl MVPs (1967-2011)

Rob Holecko

Rob Holecko named all Super Bowl MVPs from 1967 to 2011 in one minute and 20.15 seconds.

00:23 United States

Longest Football Throw Caught By A Wakeboarder

Chris Miller

Chris Miller sucessfully threw a football from a boat to his friend who was 60 feet away riding a wakeboard. They set the world record on Lake Coeur d’Alene.

01:43 United States

Largest Miniature Football Helmet Collection

Alex Cunningham

Alex Cunningham has 46 miniature football helmets in his collection.

01:07 United States

Most Paper Footballs Flicked Into A Prius Cup Holder From The Back Seat In Two Minutes

Prius Records

This record was set as part of Prius Records, a two-day event streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself. The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st, 2011. See all the records set at the event here.

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