The Super Bowl is the annual championship of the National Football League (NFL). The Super Bowl is one of the most famous games in the world. Every year nearly millions of Americans sit in front of their televisions to watch the Super Bowl. Many of us would have didn’t known about these below mentioned Super Bowl information and surprising Super Bowl facts.
Information and Surprising Super Bowl Facts
- The first Super Bowl was originally called the AFL-NFL World Championship Game, and it took place on January 15, 1967. Since then, two teams have face-off to win the championship game.
- The first Super Bowl game was held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. It is a multi-purpose stadium, and it has hosted the Summer Olympics two times.
- This is one of the crazy facts about the Super Bowl.
- The Super Bowl is the second-largest food consumption event in the United States, surpassing Thanksgiving.
Unknown Super Bowl History Facts :
- Next comes one of the unknown super bowl history facts. The Vince Lombardi Trophy is awarded to the winning team of the National Football League’s annual championship. It was named after the NFL coach Vince Lombardi, who led the Green Bay Packers to win the first two super bowl titles.
- Peyton Manning is the only starting quarterback to win a Super Bowl with two different teams.
- In the list of most-watched television broadcasts in the United States, 9 of them are Super Bowls.
- Next comes one of the surprising Super Bowl facts. In each Super Bowl game, 72 footballs are used!
- Seven teams have won consecutive Super Bowls. New England Patriots (XXXVIII and XXXIX), Denver Broncos (XXXII and XXXIII), Dallas Cowboys (XXVII and XXVIII), San Francisco 49ers (XXIII and XXIV), Pittsburgh Steelers (twice: IX and X; XIII and XIV), Miami Dolphins (VII and VIII), and Green Bay Packers (Super Bowls I and II) accomplished back-to-back Super Bowl victories.
- Super Bowl Shuffle, a song performed by the Chicago Bears Football team, was nominated for Grammys in 1987.
- The New England Patriots won and lost the most Super Bowls (6 tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers, appearances (11), loses 5, tied with Denver Broncos).
- Super Bowls balls are handmade by Wilson Craftsmen. The leather used in making the balls is 100 percent American.
What Was It Called Before It Was Called Super Bowl?
- A. Fl-NFL World Championship Game
- B. American Football Association
- C. Major Champions
- D. None of the Above