NFL: They celebrate the inclusion of flag football in the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic program | Video

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Roger Goodellcommissioner of the NFL, celebrated this Monday the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to include the 'flag football' as one of the new sports that will be part of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games.

The NFL is committed to working together to strengthen flag football's place in the Olympic movement for the long term; We will continue this exciting journey with the International American Football Federation, the Los Angeles 2028 Organizing Committee, the International Olympic Committee and USA Football.

The commissioner's reaction came after the IOC announced that the 'flag football' will be part of the Olympic program in the 2028 event next to baseball-softball, cricket (in 'Twenty20' version), lacrosse (in 'Sixes' version) and squash.

It is a tremendous honor for any athlete to represent their country at the Olympic Games. We have no doubt that this decision will inspire millions of young people around the world to play flag football in the years to come.

Since July 2022, the vice president of the NFL, Troy Vincentand the president of the IFAF, Pierre Trochetannounced the creation of the Vision28 groupan alliance that was created with the objective that This sport will reach the Olympic Games.

We congratulate the International American Football Federation for this historic achievement for flag football and the global community that loves and plays our game.

Pierre Trochetpresident of the IFAF, He also applauded the decision of the IOC.

This is a great historic moment for our sport and our global American football community. We are convinced that flag football will offer an exciting new dimension to the Olympic Games, uniting them for the first time in history with America's number one sport in its youngest format.

Flag football It is a reduced format of American football. five members per team in which to stop the opponent he is you must remove one of the flags or ribbons that they carry on both sides of the hip without using physical contact.

(With information from EFE)

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