Football has gained much steam and popularity due to the recent outbreak of fantasy football leagues throughout the country. Man or woman, young or old, it doesn’t matter, almost anyone can play.

Grandma Pat, an 87 year old woman from a small town in Minnesota named Northfield, began participating in fantasy football leagues over 25 years ago. Her office had a league, and she was one of the few women who joined, as she figured she had nothing to lose.

At first it was a bit of a disaster, but this season Pat Hanzlik and her band of fantasy misfits the G-Ma Marauders, won her fantasy football league for the very first time. After more than two decades of playing what she calls "football fantasy," Pat couldn’t be happier with the engraved trophy and a bit of notoriety for the retirement home resident that came with the win.