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Patrick Mahomes wants to play flag football in the Olympics

Patrick Mahomes wants to play flag football in the Olympics

APNovember 3, 2023, 9:27 PM ETReading: 3 minutes.

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Patrick Mahomes He says he signed up to play Football flag By the United States in Olympic Games to Los Angeles 2028.

The International Olympic Committee added Football flag Within the program of the course in which it will be held Angels Last month.

To the star midfielder Kansas City Chiefswhose dribbling and improvisation skills would be well suited to the sport, was asked at a press conference in Frankfurt on Friday if he would be interested in playing.

Patrick Mahomes is ready to play flag football at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.Getty Images

“I definitely want to do it. But I’ve seen some guys playing Football flag. “They’re a little faster than me,” he said. “I know there are no linemen protecting you. I’ll be 31, 32 years old. So, if I can still move, I’ll try to get there and throw the ball, maybe in the net.” Angels“.

Patrick Mahomeswho will be 32 years old when Olympic GamesHe added: “Just don’t tell the coach [Andy] Reed or [al gerente general Brett] Fitch.”

in it Football flagTackles are made by raising the flag hanging from the belt worn by each player. The 5v5 version will be played on a 50-yard field. There are no offensive or defensive linemen.

At last year’s World Games, the US men’s team won the gold medal, and the women’s team lost the final to Mexico.

The NFL aggressively promoted Football flag Nationally and internationally to expand their fan base.

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