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8 things you should know about the NFL Super Bowl

Super Bowl is one of the most watched sport events in the whole world. This is because football is so popular in the United States. There are a few things you might be interested to find out about this lovely event. 8 of them are presented below in order for you to understand better the Super Bowl phenomenon.

1) The origins of the Super Bowl name are interesting. This name was given by a previous Kansas City Chiefs owner, Lamar Hunt. He invented this name after he watched his son playing in the yard with one Super Ball.

2) There is a curiosity of numbering the Super Bowls that took place in the history. They are numbered using the Roman Numerals. For example, the first one was Super Bowl I.


The history of American football

American football is very similar to rugby. However, there are some differences between these two sports we’d like to underline. The American football appeared in the XIX century. It emerged from the game of rugby. The father of this American sport is considered Walter Camp.

In the early times, football was not exactly how we know it now. There were several changes that were applied to the rules over time. Also, the physical aspect of football was very important as many times there were fights during the games. The rules were not so strict as they are today so these fights had minor consequences to the players.


American Football and Soccer: Differences & Similarities

Soccer and football are two of the most popular sports in the whole world. Even if there are many differences between the two of them yet many people are confused and do not exactly know which these differences are. In this article you will find information about the differences and similarities between football and soccer.

Soccer is related to football in some aspects but it is not in other ones. Both football and soccer appeared in the 19 century. Soccer is quite different from the football’s European cousin, rugby. Soccer is known as “football” in most European countries and in South America too.