Super Bowl 2010

 In Cultural Immersion

American football, simply known as football in the States, is a competitive team sport, and the Super Bowl  is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), the highest level of professional American Football in the world. The Super Bowl culminates the season of play-offs that begin in the late summer of the previous calendar year.  The main objective is to score points by getting the ball to the other team’s end zone. Football is very popular in the United States and every year, fans can’t wait for the championship game called the Super Bowl. The day on which the Super Bowl is played, now considered by some an unofficial American national holiday is called Super Bowl Sunday. It is the second-largest day for U.S. food consumption, after Thanksgiving Day.  In addition, the Super Bowl has frequently been the most watched television broadcast of the year.

Super Bowl in Miami

Held in Miami, this year’s Super Bowl 2010 was between the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts. Sports lovers were glued to their seats; however, many people were just waiting for the great half-time show and memorable commercials. In fact, it was the most-watched program in US history, with 106 million viewers. In the end, the Saints won with a final score of 31 to 17.

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