About the Super Bowl

With the Super Bowl closing in many people will be watching it on television and at the game. The Super Bowl is on February 3rd this year at Mercedes-Benz stadium in Atlanta Georgia. The teams that are in the conference championship are Saints vs. Rams and Chiefs vs. Patriots. All these teams have high powered offenses and will most likely be some high scoring games. The trophy you win if you win the Super Bowl is the Vince Lombardi trophy.

The trophy got its name in honor of Vince Lombardi who led the Green Bay Packers to the first two Super Bowl wins. The Super Bowl has an average of 111 million viewers every year. Last year’s Super Bowl had gotten 113.3 million viewers, and the most ever views was Super Bowl 44 the New Orlean Saints vs. the Indianapolis Colts. That Super Bowl got 114.4 million viewers. Many people have asked the question, what is the biggest American television sporting event?

The Super Bowl has been said to be “undoubtedly the biggest American television event every single year”. The Super Bowl is not the most watched sporting event globally though. The average attendance at the Super Bowl is about 100 thousand people. The most ever at a Super Bowl is 103,985 watchers. Also the players in the Super Bowl are allotted 15 tickets each but only two are free.

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