Video: British tortoise loves American football

WASHINGTON – Freddy may be British but he’s a huge fan of American football.

Playing would be easier for the 80-year-old tortoise if he actually had hands.

Instead, Freddy will spend hours headbutting a football around his owner’s backyard in Kent, England.

“Freddy is out in the garden headbutting any type of footballs he can get his head on,” his owner Katherine told ABCNews.com.

No word on how he is as a receiver.

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