The National Football League (NFL) and the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) announced the fourth team of World Football Flag Ambassadors to amplify and support the long-term growth of the game worldwide.
DeMario Davis, Stefon Diggs, Taylor Rapp and Lamar Jackson are among the newest of all time Join the all-star team of men and women, including current football players, legends, coaches and officials as ambassadors who will work together to increase the definition and promote the unique values of one of the fastest growing sports in the world.
The Flag Football Ambassadors Team – First announced before NFL Launch earlier this year: Supports the joint global effort of the NFL and FIFA to raise awareness, interest and participation in world football and advance the development of the game.
The National Football League announced the transformation of the Pro Bowl and changed the name of the supporting event to “The Pro Bowl Games“. The week-long celebration of player skills will take place in Las Vegas in 2023 and will see an exciting new format highlighting football. In addition to Sunday’s AFC vs NFC game, it will incorporate Pro Bowl Flag games throughout the week, including the inaugural Play Football and NFL FLAG championships, created in partnership with RCX Sports and top boys and girls. Youth flag teams from all over the country and the world.
Currently played by men, women, boys and girls of all ages in more than 100 countries around the world, flag football is poised for further expansion as the cornerstone of national and international participation in NFL development strategies. The momentum behind the sport is growing after its debut at the World Games in Birmingham, Alabama, earlier this year, as FIFA prepares to launch the biggest edition of the elite international flag competition, which includes full continental representation for the first time in 2023. The fast-paced, offline, creative and highly skilled format benefits from being accessible and comprehensive, making it an ideal way to attract new players, accelerate growth and promote football’s message to all.
The world’s newest member Football Flag Ambassador Team by:
DeMario Davis New Orleans Saints All-Pro Linebacker
Stefon Diggs – Buffalo Bells All-Pro. Receiver
Lamar Jackson – Baltimore Ravens quarterback and 2019 NFL Player of the Year
Taylor rap Los Angeles Rams defensive back
Liz Source – Women’s Scientific Soccer Coach, University of Ottawa
charlie sala Former Florida midfielder and winner of the Heisman Cup in 1993
The global appeal of the selected athletes highlights the group’s reach and ambition to grow the game around the world but also indicates the impact of international players on the NFL itself. Taylor Rapp was born in the United States to her mother, who is from Shanghai, China, and a Canadian-born father. Liz Sowers is currently the Technical Director of the Women’s Soccer Program at the University of Ottawa in Canada.
Among the previously announced ambassadors of international relations:
Osi Umenyiora, the first British-born player to win the Super Bowl, was born in London to Nigerian parents and is now working to raise the bar in Europe and Africa.
Amon-Ra San Brown wide receiver for the Detroit Lions and is a German citizen who speaks German and French fluently, thanks to his German-born mother.
Desiree Abramsque has made a name for herself on the international stage, including being a member of the referee team to oversee flag football at the World Games, as well as the FIFA World Cup in 2018 and 2021 and the IFAF Women’s World Championship in 2022 in 2016. The National Association of Women’s Football Officials seeks to accelerate opportunities for women referees in football.
“I’m excited to have the opportunity to represent the flag of NFL football and use my platform to help make the sport more accessible and popular both in the United States and around the world,” said the New Orleans Saints All-Pro Linebacker. DeMario Davis. “Not only is it a great entry point to tackle youth football, teaching the basics and important basics in
Buffalo banknotes Esteban Diggs full-broadband receiver:
“I am delighted to serve as a global football flag ambassador for the global expansion of sponsoring football. I’m proud to contribute to the NFL’s efforts to increase momentum to give science football the global exposure it deserves.”
The Baltimore Ravens attacking player Lamar Jackson:
“It’s an honor to represent the NFL as we continue to expand the popularity of soccer around the world. I love how fast the game has grown and it’s amazing to see its impact, especially at the youth level for boys and girls.” Football is the best team sport, and competition Science is just another way the game brings people together and provides opportunities for fun.”
University of Ottawa Coach Liz Source:
“I am honored to have this opportunity to join the NFL and FIFA, as well as elite athletes and coaches, as we open our eyes around the world to the game of football. I’m excited to use my platform to help advance this game and highlight the impact sport has on equity and inclusion. If you have any prior idea of what you think about “anchored football”, I challenge you to get rid of that idea and put on your seat belt, because this is about to be a crazy journey. This is the first time we can finally say “a football” Football is for everyone.