We are gearing up for Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday as the Kansas City Chiefs face the San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas! Here are some random facts about the big game:
- Why does the NFL use Roman numerals for the Super Bowl? Roman numerals were adopted to avoid possible confusion because the Super Bowl is played in the following year from when the regular season starts. .
- The first two Super Bowls were not officially called the "Super Bowl." Their official name was the AFL-NFL World Championship Game. Fans called the game the Super Bowl, so by the third one the name became official.
- Americans are expected to put away 1.4 BILLION wings this Sunday! Stock up on the blue cheese lol Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest food consumption day.
- "I'm going to Disney World" was coined accidentally by the first pilot to complete a non-stop flight around the world. New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms was the first player to say the iconic phrase after the 1987 Super Bowl.
- Only one Super Bowl MVP has been chosen from the losing team. Cowboys linebacker Chuck Howley was named MVP after his team lost to the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl V.
Enjoy the wings, commercials....and oh, the big game!