The American Football League was founded and held its first games in 1960.
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Well the Melbourne Football Club was founded in 1858 and the Geelong Football Club was founded in 1859, so somewhere in between that.
The AFL was founded in 1959 and the first season was in 1960.
In the Canadian Football League, a team has three plays to make a first down. In the National Football League, a team has four plays to make a first down.
The first American football game was a college game played in 1869. The National Football League was established in 1920.
The National Football League was founded in 1920 under the name American Professional Football Association. The name was changed to National Football League in 1922.
Lamar Hunt founded the Kansas City Chiefs in 1960 which was the first team in the new American Football League.
Tom Wills is recognized as the founder of the game of "Aussie Rules Football" back in the 1850's and 1860's. He was not the founder, however, of the AFL, which was founded, as such, in 1990. The Victorian Football League was the first major league founded in Australia for playing the game, in 1896.
The first documented game was played on November 9. 1861. The 1st non-university football club was formed in 1868. The forerunner to the CFL was the Canadian Rugby Football Union (CRFU) founded in 1882.
The MLS or Major League Soccer currently has 19 teams in its league. Three of those teams are Canadian. Toronto was the first to join in 2006 making that the year the MLS was founded.
If you are asking how to become a player in the Canadian Football League, first become one of the top football players in North America, then ask for a tryout at one of the pre-season training camps. If you are asking about acquiring a franchise in the Canadian Football League, contact the league's head office with a business plan and a ton of money.