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The “Monty Python” star did his best to explain the sport in a clip aired before the New England Patriots’ clash with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football, which the Patriots won 19-14.
But after dissecting the game, Cleese pondered one important question.
“Why do you call it football?” he asked. “It’s handball.”
Check out Cleese’s amusing interpretation in the clip above.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.