THE SUPER BOWL is commonly thought to be the largest sporting occasion within the US calendar.
As a result of be held in February 2019, it’s the largest sport within the NFL season – while additionally pulling in large TV audiences with it is celeb laden half-time present.
Final years winners had been the New England Patriots, who staged an epic comeback to defeat the Atlanta Falcons after trailing 21-Three.
What’s the Tremendous Bowl and the way do the playoffs work?
THINK of the Tremendous Bowl as being like a cup closing.
32 NFL groups compete in two conferences of 16 (AFC and NFC) throughout the common season, that are in flip break up into eight smaller divisions of 4.
The champions of every division mechanically qualify for the post-season playoffs, together with two wildcard sides from every convention who’re one of the best of the remainder – so in complete eight franchises.
They then face off in a seeded order – however stay in AFC and NFC groupings – earlier than following a conventional knockout system, with the highest seeded sides receiving a bye till the Divisional (second) Spherical.
Two sides will make it by from there to the Convention Championships, which is able to produce two groups – an AFC champion and an NFC champion.
As soon as we’ve these sides, they are going to go head-to-head within the Tremendous Bowl for the general NFL crown. Easy!
When is Tremendous Bowl 2018?
THIS years Tremendous Bowl can be held on the spectacular US Financial institution Stadium in Minneapolis.
It should happen on Sunday February four, 2018.
The kick-off time can be revealed at a later date.
Who’s taking part in the half-time present?
THE Tremendous Bowl is named a lot for its extravagant half-time present as it’s the soccer.
Woman Gaga carried out final 12 months, belting out hits similar to Poker Face, Born This Method and Unhealthy Romance.
Booked for the second time since his notorious look with Janet Jackson, this years star can be Justin Timberlake.
The place is the US Financial institution Stadium?
THIS season’s Tremendous Bowl will happen on the US Financial institution Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
It will be 26 years for the reason that metropolis final hosted the occasion, manner again in 1992 .
That sport was held on the Herbert Humphrey Metrodome, which was torn right down to make manner for the present stadium.