14 April 2013
Gwinnett, Georgia, USA
Atlanta Steam’s Colette Montgomery is announced during the team’s opening game with Omaha Heart, on 13 April.
Members of the Legends Football League hope to help establish American football for women not only in the US, but in Australia and Europe as well. The league was formerly known as the Lingerie Football League, but players say they hope that in the future games won’t be about sex appeal, but a showcase for women’s sport. They have changed their slogan from ‘True Fantasy Football’ to ‘Women of the Gridiron’, and say they will no longer compete while wearing only lingerie.