Every year, millions of people gather around their T.V.’s to eat, shout and watch the Super Bowl Championship. It’s become an American tradition, breaking ratings records every year. Check out some cool historic facts about the Super Bowl, and let us know in the comments which team you’re rooting for this year!
A row of display panels chronicle the history of the National Football League at the NFL Experience during a preview tour of Super Bowl 50 official fan attractions Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, in San Francisco. The attractions open on Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
FILE – In this Jan. 20, 1985, file photo, Stanford Stadium is viewed during Super Bowl XIX between the San Francisco 49ers and the Miami Dolphins in Stanford, Calif. The Super Bowl returns to the technology-rich, football-crazed Bay Area for the first time since 1985 to celebrate its 50th edition. (AP Photo/File)
FILE – In this Jan. 20, 1985, file photo, San Francisco 49ers owner Edward DeBartolo Jr., right, congratulates coach Bill Walsh, left, and quarterback Joe Montana in the locker room at Stanford Stadium following their Super Bowl XIX win over the Miami Dolphins in Stanford, Calif. The Super Bowl returns to the technology-rich, football-crazed Bay Area for the first time since 1985 to celebrate its 50th edition. (AP Photo/File)
FILE – In this Dec. 13, 2015, file photo, Carolina Panthers’ Thomas Davis (58) celebrates after a play against the Atlanta Falcons with Luke Kuechly (59) and Charles Johnson (95) in the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. After overcoming three torn ACLs to the same knee and battling 11 years to get to the Super Bowl, it almost seems cruel that Davis will have to play the biggest game of his life with a broken arm. But the former NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year is used to overcoming adversity. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning jokes with reporters after an NFL football practice at the team’s headquarters, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Englewood, Colo. The Broncos are preparing to face the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)