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Super Bowl Fun Facts & Trivia

Jan 28, 2014

The Super Bowl is one of the most beloved events in the USA. A lot of hype comes every year for this day filled with barbecues, funny TV commercials and of course a football game. Let’s take a look at some of the fun facts and trivia that you should know about before you go to a Super Bowl party!

NFL Super Bowl XLVIII (2014)
Seattle Seahawks VS. Denver Broncos

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Fun Facts

  • 8 million pounds of guacamole is consumed on Super Bowl Sunday
  • 14,500 tons of chips are eaten along with that guacamole
  • Of the top 10 most watched American television programs of all time, nine of them are Super Bowls
  • The Super Bowl is measured in Roman numerals because a football season runs over two calendar years
  • Over 700,000 footballs are produced annually for official NFL use and 72 of them are used for the Super Bowl
  • It is the 2nd most watched sporting event in the world. More than 100 million people worldwide watch the Super Bowl every year. In fact, Super Bowl XLIV in 2010 unseated M*A*S*H's series finale as the most watched show in television history with over 106.5 million watchers.
  • One 30-second commercial aired during the Super Bowl costs at least $2,800,000
  • The NFL has a policy against holding Super Bowl games in stadiums that have a climate of less than 50 degrees Fahrenheit, unless it is an enclosed stadium.

Touchdown Trivia

  • Which team has played in four Super Bowls but has never led at any point during the game? –The Minnesota Vikings
  • What is the name of the trophy for the winner of the Super Bowl? –The Vince Lombardi Trophy
  • Which player has won the Super Bowl MVP three times? –Joe Montana
  • If the Super Bowl is the 2nd most watched sporting event, what is the most watched sporting event every year? –Soccer Champions League Final
  • What company pays the MVP of the Super Bowl every year to sponsor their business? –Disneyland
  • Which team was the first team to win 5 Super Bowls? –The Pittsburg Steelers
  • Which team won the first Super Bowl? –The Green Bay Packers
  • What current NFL team has never played in a Super Bowl? (There is 4 of them… can you name all 4?) –Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Cleveland Browns

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