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In the coin toss ceremony, the team captains go to the center of the field. The visiting team's designated captain calls either heads or tails. Then the umpire tosses the coin in the air. If it comes up the side he called, he gets to choose whether to kick or receive first. (The winner normally chooses to receive first.)

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