Unexpected Fun Facts About American Football Players

Not only is American football one of the most popular sports in the United States, but it is also a favourite in many other countries.

Due to its extensive coverage and the fact that fans now have direct access to the players' lives through the internet.

From who earns the most money to who has had the most fumbles to which player has the most Super Bowl rings, here are five facts about American football players that will surprise even the most ardent NFL fan.

Roger Staubach is the richest NFL player in the world. Roger Staubach, ex-NFL player who began his career as a player in 1969 with the Dallas Cowboys, is currently the richest NFL player with a net worth of an astounding $600 million.

Brett Favre committed the most fumbles. Brett Favre fumbled 166 times during the course of his career, 147 of those while playing for the Green Bay Packer. His worst year for fumbles was 2001, when he lost the ball 15 times.

Charles Haley, has the second most Super Bowl rings. Haley finished second to Tom Brady as the NFL player with the most Super Bowl rings thanks to his five wins in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Antonio Cromartie is the NFL player with the most kids with 14 children, eight of whom were born to different women.

With a staggering 14.1 million fans, Odell Beckham Jr. is the NFL player with the most Instagram followers.