Paper football

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Children playing a game of paper football

Paper football (also called FIKI football, finger football, flick football, or tabletop football) refers to a table-top game, loosely based on American football, in which a sheet of paper folded into a small triangle is slid back and forth across a table top by two opponents.[1] This game is widely practiced for entertainment, mostly by students in primary, middle school, and high school age in the United States.[2]

Field goals[edit]

The longest field goal ever recorded in paper football was 23 feet (7.01 meters), which was achieved by an Kelley Parker in College Station, Texas, on June 10, 2012.[3]

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  1. ^ Wise, Debra (2003). Great Big Book of Children's Games. McGraw-Hill Education. pp. 111–112. ISBN 9780071422468.
  2. ^ Wulf, Steve (June 9, 2009). ESPN: The Mighty Book of Sports Knowledge. Random House Publishing Group. pp. 164–165. ISBN 9780345511775.
  3. ^ Claxton, Stuart (January 31, 2013). "Super Bowl XLVII: Will Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers break any records?". Guinness Book of World Records. Archived from the original on November 7, 2014. Retrieved April 24, 2021.

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