Video: A handy guide to the rules of American football for liberals, ladies and limeys 8 years ago

Video: A handy guide to the rules of American football for liberals, ladies and limeys

If you want to join in on one of the biggest sporting events of the year but you're a bit confused about the NFL, then let this handy video explain everything

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If you're not too au fait with the rules of American football but still want to watch the Super Bowl, not to worry, this handy video sums up all the rules and intricacies with some lovely graphics and some useful information.

From how the scoring works to what you have to do to get a foul called on you, or penalty, if you will, all the info is in here, and as they say themselves, bar a few hundred pages of tiny minutiae, it's pretty simple.

They also explain how the league format works as well as the playoffs, which have given us the two contenders for the Super Bowl, the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. They don't explain how Bruno Mars managed to get the half time show though...