A field goal (kicking the ball through the uprights at the end of the field) is worth 3 points in American football. There is no "point after" attempt for a field goal.
In contrast, a touchdown (carrying the ball past the goal line) is worth 6 points and allows an attempt for an additional point after touchdown, which closely resembles a field goal.
Three points are awarded for a field goal in American football.
A field goal is worth 3 points.
3 points for a field goal.
the answer to how many points are a field goal is 3
It's three points.