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Rooney Mara: The NFL Princess Who Can Kick Your Ass

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo comes from football royalty
<p> The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo comes from football royalty.</p>

By Phil Sweetland

Few who saw “The Social Network” realized that the actress whose character breaks the heart of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the film’s famous opening scene is part of an NFL royal family. She’s Rooney Mara, the great-granddaughter and proud Irish namesake of Art Rooney Sr. and Tim Mara, respectively the founders of the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants.