It was in January 1967 when the first Super Bowl was introduced to the public in Los Angeles. In 2022, the 56th Super Bowl will be held in the same state, in SoFi Stadium. Many sports enthusiasts are expecting this big sports event. This annual game will showcase the best football players from the two football leagues in the world.
Day and Location of the Super Bowl in 2022?
It’s final! The 56th Super Bowl will kickoff on February 13, 2022, at 6:30 PM ET. The venue of the event is at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The stadium is the home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams. It is a massive complex featuring indoor facilities. Aside from the stunning venue, this big sports event will boost the economy of Los Angeles despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Prior to the official game, enthusiasts may witness the pregame coverage on NBC and other networks or livestream.
Where to watch Super Bowl LVI?
The three giant networks of the United States including NBC, CBS, and Fox get the rights to cover the Super Bowl. But this year, only NBC will be streaming the event as they have the most live and cable TV streaming services. It is also available on NBC Peacock for those with a subscription. Good thing is, you can also watch the event for free by using apps, such as Yahoo Sports app or NFL app. You can use the apps on smart TVs, Android devices, iPad, iPhone, and streaming sticks.
As of the moment, there is a possibility of allowing fans to watch the actual game inside the venue despite the pandemic concerns. Obviously, strict seating arrangements would be implemented to ensure safety protocols and CDC guidelines.
Who played in the first Super Bowl?
In 1967, the first Super Bowl was held. The two teams competing for the championships were the NFL Green Bay Packers and the AFL Kansas City Chiefs. The former beat the latter with the score of 35-10. During the first half, the Chief’s managed the game, but by halftime Green Bay was ahead. Willie Wood of the Packers broke the game after intercepting Dawson pass, thus returning the ball to a 50 yards touchdown. In the second half, Green Bay scored three times as Elijah Pitts made two touchdowns. Bryan Bartlett Starr had completed 16 out of 23 passes and was recognized as the Most Valuable Player.
Who’s Performing In The Halftime Show?
The halftime shows of every Super Bowl featured performances by various celebrities and popular personalities. In 1967, Carol Channing performed in the halftime show of the Super Bowl, along with University of Arizona Symphonic Marching Band & Grambling State University Marching Band.
This year’s Super Bowl, sports enthusiasts can expect a full list of performances during the halftime show and throughout the game. Among the performers are international rappers Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre. R&B singer Mary J. Blige will join Kendrick Lamar. The halftime show will start after 8PM ET.
For information, the performers of the Super Bowl halftime show do not get paid. But the National Football League covers all the costs incurred during the performance. The publicity acquired by the artists performers are more than enough as payment for their appearance.
Other facts pertaining to the Super Bowl is the first ever commercial. In 1967, the 30-second commercial cost $37,500. A 60-second commercial spot cost $75,000 for NBC and $85,000 for CBS. The first commercial was titled “When There’s No Man Around” from Goodyear. The commercial showed a flat car tire in which the woman thought the tire needed a man. But the narrator said, Goodyear is around when there’s no man.
The ticket for the first Super Bowl was not sold out with the remaining 32,000 empty seats. If you are planning to attend the Super Bowl 2022, start saving for the tickets. The ticket price starts at $5,950 per person, but may also depend on the package details and seat location. Ticket packages include live entertainment, NFL legend appearances, open bars, photo ops, premium cuisine, and meet and greets. The tickets are available at Ticketmaster, Seatgeek, and On Location, and other ticket vendors.
The Super Bowl 2022 will push through as planned despite the surge of Covid-19. Every sports enthusiast is excited to witness the biggest sports event. That is why the committee are doing their best to execute the game safely while they are working with the L.A. County Health Department and other local partners.
Who would not love football? It is a game for both young and adults. That’s why the committee is welcoming everyone to attend and experience the Super Bowl 2022. The ticket may be pricey, but the experience you will treasure for a lifetime.