Annually the most watched sporting event in the world, the 50th Super Bowl is expected to be bigger than ever.
Played in the newly built 76,000 seater Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, the championship game is expected to be watched by over 120 million people worldwide.
After a long NFL season, the Denver Broncos will play Carolina Panthers for the right to be crowned 2016 champions and below is all the information you need to be ready for Sunday’s kick-off.
Who: Carolina Panthers v Denver Broncos
Where: Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California
When: Sunday 7th February, 6:30 p.m. ET (11:30pm in UK)
TV: CBS / Sky Sports
Announcers: Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Phil Simms (analysis)
Halftime show: Coldplay, Bruno Mars, Beyonce
Super Bowl Ads: The average 30- second TV advertisement will reportedly cost $5 million.
Interesting Fact: The NFL has suspended the tradition of naming the Super Bowl with Roman numerals for it’s ‘Golden’ anniversary.
Betting: Carolina Panthers 2/5 Denver Broncos 2/1
Opened in July 2014, San Francisco 49ers Levi’s Stadium will be hosting the Super Bowl for the very first time.
The Super Bowl returns to San Francisco for the second time, the first being in 1985.
The Main Men
Denver Broncos – Peyton Manning (Quarterback)
Manning, 39, is looking for his first Super Bowl win with the Broncos.
The former Indianapolis Colts’ man won the championship game in 2006 but has lost in his three other appearances.
Carolina Panthers – Cam Newton (Quarterback)
Lovable Cam Newton will be hoping he can continue his impressive form to help the Panthers win their first ever Super Bowl.
His 35 touchdowns helped the Panthers to a 15-1 record, making them overwhelming favourites for the championship.