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# How big is a football?

That's a soccer ball, for you Americans

 +1 vote! +8 you voted Answer by  den2den2 (48) A soccer ball comes in a great variety of sizes. For children ages 7 and under, it is recommended that you use a ball 23 to 24 inches in circumference. For children 7 to 11, use a ball that is 25 to 26 inches across. And, for children 12 and up, the standard ball is 27 to 28 inches.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  pmm62 (243) A Size 3 ball is 23-24 inches, a Size 4 ball is 25-26 inches, and a Size 5 ball is 27-28 inches in diameter.

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 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  jconk (62) A standard size football must be in the shape of a sphere and have a circumference of 27-28 inches. The current accepted weight is 14-16 ounces.

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  ShayanFCB (366) The FIFA approved standard circumference of a soccer ball, or football, is 68.5 centimeters, to 69.5 centimeters. The FIFA approved standard weight is between 420 to 445 grams in weight

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  Jeff1026 (20) A standard adult soccer ball (used by all adult leagues) weighs between 14-16 ounces (400-450 grams), and has a circumference of 27-28 inches (68.5-71.1 cm).

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  ILOVEPHYSICS (21) Footballs(Soccer balls), are sphere shaped, air filled(6-8 lbs of pressure), mass of leather. They can range in size from 5 1/2 inches to 12 inches in diameter.

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  snb (23) A typical size 5 ball, the size used in adult soccer, is twenty seven to twenty eight inches around and fourteen to sixteen ounces. There are smaller sizes of soccer balls used for youth play.

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  zach (27) A standard Size 5 football/soccer ball is 68-70 cm (about 27-28 inches) according to Law 2 of the Laws of the Game. Balls are to be inflated to 8-12 pounds per square inch. While other sizes exist, they are used for team handball, games for children, and other games.

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  Skip (14) The soccer ball is air filled, and it has a circumference between 27 and 28 inches (which is the same as between 68-70 cm). This is called a 'size 5' ball, but smaller balls exist, called size 3 and size 4.

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  sayswhat (25) A football is about as big as a child's head. It is as big as a birthday balloon. It is as big as a flower pot. A football is as big as watermelon, but bigger than a cantelope. It is the same size as a small breadbox.

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  karate (24) Soccer balls come in all different sizes depending on the age group. For instance, in official sizes, a 'Size 5' ball is used for individuals aged 12 and up whereas a 'Size 4' is used for children ages 8-12. More specifically, a 'Size 5' ball weighs between 14-16 ounces with a circumference of about 27-28 inches.

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  Bigpeter (58) Official soccer ball no more than 27 inches circumference and no less than 26 inches circumference. Age 8 and under 23-24 inches in circumference,weigh between 11-12 ounces Ages 8-12 weigh 12-13 ounces and circumference 25-26 inches Ages 12 and older, weighs 14-16 ounces with a circumference of 27-28 inches

 +1 vote! +1 you voted Answer by  Vincent20 (15) A soccer ball is a slightly smaller than a normal, men's basketball. Those basketballs typically say 29.5, which I assume means it's 29.5 inches around. So a soccer ball would be around 25 inches in circumfrence.

 +1 vote! +1 you voted Answer by  jwolf36b (25) A football is about as big as a basketball. It may be a little bigger or a little smaller. I'm not really sure, it's been a while since I've kicked one around. I suppose also that a football might be the same size as some dinosaur eggs.

 +1 vote! +0 you voted Answer by  MagicalTurd44 (1) as big as ur moms a**