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Super Bowl Facts

 

Super Bowl is one of the most beloved events in the United States. It is the National Football League’s championship game. This is also the second largest day for food consumption in the US after Thanksgiving. Initially, it was a game played between the champions of the NFL and the AFL.

The first ever Super Bowl was held on January 15, 1967. The game was played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. In this, Green Bay Packers defeated Kansas City 35-10. Vince Lombardi was the coach of the winning team.

 

Quick Facts: –

  • In 2011, 111 million viewers watched the Super Bowl making it the most-watched broadcast of the year.
  • More than 700,000 footballs are produced for NFL every year and 72 of them are used in the super bowl.
  • To date (2018) Peyton Manning is the only quarterback to start and win with two different teams.
  • The most points ever scored by a team is 55 by the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Joe Montana has won the Super Bowl MVP three times.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers is the first team to win 5 championship games.
  • The Minnesota Vikings has played in four championship games but never led at any point.
  • Steve Young holds the record for most TD passes in a game with 6.
  • The winning team gets the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
  • The championship trophy is made by Tiffany’s and Co. and costs $25,000.
  • One 30 second commercial aired during the Super Bowl costs at least $2,800,000.
  • The most rushing yards in a game was 204 by Timmy Smith of the Washington Redskins.
  • Players on the winning team will receive a bonus of $107,000 and on the losing team will receive a bonus of $53,000.

 

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