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PHOTOS: Lingerie... nay Legends Football League

Last updated on: June 21, 2013 09:16 IST

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The Legends Football League was started in 2009 and emerged as one of the fastest growing sports leagues in the United States. Now, it is spreading its wings towards Australia too.

LFL is a women's 7-on-7 American football league and the women certainly play fierce football.


Image: Liz Gorman of the Eastern conference poses during the Lingerie Football League media call at Brisbane Entertainment centre
Photographs: Chris Hyde/Getty Images

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In order to give the sport legitimacy it underwent rebranding and changed its name from the Lingerie Football League to the Legends Football League in 2013.

It did justice to the sport as these women really mean business!


Image: The Western Australian Angels pose for a team photo after being intriduced to the media during a Legends Football League (LFL) media day
Photographs: Paul Kane/Getty Images

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The uniforms for these gorgeous women have changed. Instead of frilly knickers and garters they sport crop tops and tight shorts.


Image: Hillary Millard of the Los Angeles Temptation poses
Photographs: Nancy Ostertag/Getty Images

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Majority of the players have a background in competitive athletics.

A lot of the girls get into the LFL though the love and admiration for NFL.


Image: Leah Turnbull, Elise Chapman and Tammie West of the Western Australian Angels pose during a Legends Football League
Photographs: Paul Kane/Getty Images

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A lot of the athletes insist that though there are differences in the LFL and NFL, the soul of the two games remains the same.


Image: Saige Steinmetz of the Eastern Conference "NSW Blues" runs the ball during game two of the All-Star Lingerie Football League
Photographs: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

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LFL encourages the athletes to participate in strength, speed and agility drills.

Needless to say, these girls are brave and fit enough to fight it out.


Image: Sunshine Misa-Uli (18) and Danika Brace (8) of the Las Vegas Sin celebrate
Photographs: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

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Legends Football League Australia is set to premiere its inaugural season in December 2013, with franchise teams in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.


Image: Ashley Salerno of the Western Conference "QLD Reds" loses her top as she is tackled by Theresa Petruziello of the Eastern Conference "NSW Blues"
Photographs: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

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