Could This 20-Year-Old Woman Become the First Female NFL Player?

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Becca Longo has been challenging stereotypes since her career began, but her journey wasn’t always an easy one. Longo may have shattered the glass ceiling for women in football, but how did she get where she is today?

Head in the Game

Becca’s life revolved around sports since the very beginning. Longo was born in 1999 to a family of athletes. By the age of four, she was already on waterskis. Longo’s natural athletic abilities began to shine as the years went by, but nobody could have predicted just how far she would go…

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Overcoming the Odds

Longo’s supportive family helped her develop as a sportswoman. Her biggest inspiration was her brother, Bobby, who is 11 years her senior. Longo looked up to Bobby since she was a little girl. She wanted desperately to be just like him. Unfortunately, there was one major obstacle in her way…

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