As Sunday approaches and we get ready for the big game between the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts we thought it would be fitting to include some fun facts about the game.
This years game will be held at the Sun Life Stadium located in Miami Gardens, Florida. The stadium holds 74,000 seats which I am sure will be sold out. The largest Super Bowl crowd 103,985 at the 14th Super Bowl at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
Sun Life Stadium is hosting it’s 5th Super Bowl and the city of Miami has hosted 10 all total. This will be the Colts 4th appearance and the 1st for the Saints. Gametime is set for 6p.m. EST. 5p.m. local time.
The game is to be broadcast by more than 200 CBS-TV stations throughout the United States and over 600 Westwood One Radio Stations. The NFL and NFL International will broadcast to 175 countries worldwide through the Armed Forces Network. It will be in more than 30 languages.
Want to play in the big game? The winners are paid 83,000.00 per player and losers make 42,000.00 per player. The winning team also recieves permanent possession of the Vince Lombardi Trophy which is produced by Tiffany & Company. The trophy was named after the late Vince Lombardi a two-time Super Bowl Champion with the Green Bay Packers. The trophy is 20 and 3/4 inches tall and weighs 6.7 pounds, hand made of sterling silver it is valued at over 25,000.00.
To date 3,347,608 people have attended Super Bowl Game.