The NFL’s Longest Game: How a Soccer Player-Turned-Kicker Secured the Win

Third in a series on iconic NFL games.

The longest game in NFL history featured 13 future Hall of Fame players, two future Hall of Fame head coaches, starting quarterbacks who would end their careers with three combined Super Bowl titles and an unlikely star for the losing team. But the 1971 Christmas Day playoff game between the Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs was decided by a bald, bald, Cyprus-born, 5-foot-7, 170-pound kicker / tiemaker who became known best for one of the greatest Super Bowl blooper of all time.

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