20 Things You Didn’t Know about the Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLVIII
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The Super Bowl: It’s the biggest night in professional football in the world. It’s true that most people who watch this big game have no idea what they’re watching, probably don’t care for either team playing, and they’re really just watching for the commercials. It’s also true that some people watch just because they’re curious to see whether or not there will be another halftime wardrobe malfunction similar to the infamous Justin Timberlake/Janet Jackson nip slip from a few years ago.

Regardless, it’s the biggest event in pro football, and that means people are curious about it. Even if you think you know everything there is to know about the Super Bowl, you’re wrong. We have 20 things you didn’t know right here.