Anatomy of a Football

A football has a total of 32 pieces that are held together by 642 stitches.  Who thought something that looks so simple could be so complex!

How many Footballs Does it Take to Play an NFL Game?

In NFL games, the home club must provide 36 balls for an outdoor match and 24 for an indoor one. Before each game, the ball manufacturer also sends a sealed box of 12 other balls that are specially marked with the letter “K” and used only for kicking plays.