The Super Bowl is the biggest and most important American football game of the year. It is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL). The game is played between the winning teams from the NFL's two conferences, the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC). The winner of the Super Bowl receives the Lombardi Trophy, named after legendary NFL head coach Vince Lombardi.
The first Super Bowl was played on January 15, 1967. The Green Bay Packers, who were the NFL champions, faced off against the Kansas City Chiefs, who were the champions of the AFL. The Packers won the game, 35-10. Since then, the Super Bowl has been held every year except for one. In 1968, the game was not played because of the AFL-NFL merger.
The Super Bowl is one of the most watched sporting events in the world. An estimated 113 million people watched the most recent Super Bowl (Super Bowl LVII). The game is also one of the most expensive television commercials. A 30-second commercial during the Super Bowl can cost up to $5 million.
The Super Bowl is more than just a football game. It has become a national holiday of sorts. Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest days of the year for food consumption. Americans were expected to eat 1.33 billion chicken wings and 4.4 million pizzas on Super Bowl LVII on Sunday.
The halftime show is another huge part of the Super Bowl. The halftime show is a concert that is performed during the game. Some of the biggest names in music have performed at the Super Bowl, including Rihanna, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Madonna, and Justin Timberlake.
The Super Bowl is truly a spectacle. It is a must-see event for any American football fan.