Why is NFL wearing pink?
National Football League, more popularly known as NFL, is United States’ highest level of American football. Previously made of eleven teams in 1920, it was first labeled as American Professional Football Association; its name was later changed to its current name of National Football League. The National Football League officially launched in 1920 with its first championship game held in 1933. After the season’s game in 1958 earned its name as The Greatest Game Ever Played, the NFL was launched and earned its lifelong fame. Consisting of two conferences, the American Football Conference and the National Football Conference, the National Football League is now comprised of thirty-two teams divided in half to participate in each of the conferences. With 66,960 fans attending per game in 2010 to 2011, National Football League has claimed to be the most attended domestic game in the field of sports.
Despite National Football League’s earned famed and popularity, the league remains to be humble. Its humble beginnings keep the association grounded that, in conjunction with the Breast Cancer Awareness annually celebrated on the month of October, NFL continually supports this campaign, which now on its second year for showing support. In this year’s campaign entitled The Crucial Catch, the league will features all those involved in the association. Its players, referees, coaches and administrators will be wearing pink throughout the month of October in the NFL games. Apparels worn by players, from top to bottom, will all be in color pink. And to help women fight against cancer, the NFL will hold an auction for the apparels they have worn during their games with the proceeds will be given to the American Cancer Society and its associated charities.
With humble hearts, NFL gives its commitment to help prevent breast cancer.