Have you ever watched an NFL game and wondered who the big guy is with long flowing mane and the tribal tattooes on his arms? Well if you guessed they were Polynesian, you're probably right! From the tiny islands of Samoa, Tonga and other islands to the biggest football stadiums in the US and Canada, Polynesians continue to impress and make an impact in the NFL and CFL. To learn more about Polynesian influence in football, click this link below.
Polynesia is located in the South Pacific and are grouped within the Polynesian triangle. They are American Samoa, Cook Islands, Easter Island, French Polynesia (Tahiti), Hawaii, New-Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Wallis and Futina, and Rotina. To learn more about each country, please click the link below.