The first person to play football was an African American named Charles Follis. He played for the Shelby Athletic Club from 1902 to 1906 and was the first football player to be paid for playing.
Hussien Malaiy in 1903, He was the first person to play football and got paid for his talent.
It was an hmong, asian he was the first smartest to play football and think of that game.
James Khan and layton tomas