To keep fans entertained, some football games have something called a halftime show. This usually consists of some form of entertainment like a marching band.
PRO TIP: If you're watching on TV, there's usually a breakdown of each team's performance by sports analysts on major networks.
So what happens when teams come back to the field after halftime? Who gets the ball? Well, do you remember the coin toss? The team that lost the opening coin toss gets their first choice of the following coin toss options at the start of the 2nd half.
- To kick or to receive
- Which goal to defend