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Tee up some football facts
"The Duke," made by Wilson, is the official football of the NFL.
A football or “pigskin” is a fairly familiar sight to fans and non-fans alike. In the United States, footballs are oblong, whereas in England it would be round. It might interest you to know, until the invention of vulcanized rubber in 1844 by Charles Goodyear, footballs everywhere were round shaped as they were actually the bladder of an animal, such as a swine “or pig” and inflated.