This spectacular catch by a player from the Essendon Bombers is called a "mark," a designation given when a ball is caught within the 10-meter line of the goal...

You have NEVER seen a real sport until you have watched footy, or Australian rules football. Someday I will go and see one of these games live.

AFL 2012 Rd 05 - Collingwood v Essendon    Dyson Heppell of Essendon marks during the AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG, Melbourne. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Photos) AFL Media — at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

AFL 2012 Rd 05 - Collingwood v Essendon Dyson Heppell of Essendon marks during the AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG, Melbourne.

Essendon Bomber's Captain, Jobe Watson

The jumper was a great sentiment but it looked shocking.

Essendon Bombers Training Session

Essendon Bombers Training Session

The Bombers run laps during an Essendon Bombers AFL training session at Windy Hill on May 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

AFL 2012 Rd 05 - Collingwood v Essendon    Both teams run through a joint banner before the AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG, Melbourne. (Photo: Darrian Traynor/AFL Photos) AFL Media — at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

AFL 2012 Rd 05 - Collingwood v Essendon Both teams run through a joint banner before the AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG, Melbourne. (Photo: Darrian Traynor/AFL Photos) AFL Media — at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

2012 Essendon Bombers team photo

2012 Essendon Bombers team photo

AFL 2012 Rd 05 - Collingwood v Essendon    Collingwood Coach Nathan Buckley (L) and Essendon Coach James Hird (R) shake hands before the AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG, Melbourne. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Photos) AFL Media — at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Collingwood Coach Nathan Buckley (L) and Essendon Coach James Hird (R) shake hands before the AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG,

Essendon players celebrate their victory during the AFL Round 01 match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Essendon Bombers at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. (Photo: Greg Ford/AFL Media)

Essendon players celebrate their victory during the AFL Round 01 match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Essendon Bombers at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne.

Essendon Bombers (red & black) vs. Port Adelaide Power (teal, white & black)...

Aussie Rules Football

Essendon's Brent Stanton celebrates a goal during the AFL Round 01 match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Essendon Bombers at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. (Photo: Greg Ford/AFL Media)

Essendon's Brent Stanton celebrates a goal during the AFL Round 01 match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Essendon Bombers at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne.

AFL 2012 Rd 05 - Collingwood v Essendon    Collingwood captain Nick Maxwell and Essendon captain Jobe Watson shake hands before their teams run through a joint banner for the AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG, Melbourne. (Photo: Lachlan Cunningham/AFL Photos) AFL Media — at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

AFL 2012 Rd 05 - Collingwood v Essendon Collingwood captain Nick Maxwell and Essendon captain Jobe Watson shake hands before their teams run through a joint banner for the AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG, Melbourne. (Photo: Lachlan Cunningham/AFL Photos) AFL Media — at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Jobe Watson high fives a young fan after Essendon won the AFL Round 01 match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Essendon Bombers at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. (Photo: Andrew

Jobe Watson high fives a young fan after Essendon won the AFL Round 01 match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Essendon Bombers at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne.

AFL 2012 Rd 05 - Collingwood v Essendon    Alwyn Davey of Essendon marks during the AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG, Melbourne. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Photos) AFL Media — at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

AFL 2012 Rd 05 - Collingwood v Essendon Alwyn Davey of Essendon marks during the AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG, Melbourne. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Photos) AFL Media — at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Matthew Lloyd, #18 and former Captain of Essendon Bombers

Matthew Lloyd, and former Captain of Essendon Bombers

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