Source: Herald Sun

January 24, 2018 2:13pm

 IT’S almost time for what is undeniably the biggest event on America’s sporting calendar: Super Bowl. This year marks the 52nd edition of the big game and it is shaping up to be a blockbuster with the New England Patriots tipped to repeat last year’s success when they line up against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Whether you’re planning to watch from home or heading out, keep reading for our list of who’s playing, entertainment information and Super Bowl LII events in Melbourne.

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The game itself will be played on Monday 5 February. Kickoff is estimated to be around 10:30am with play to continue to around 2:00pm (all times are in Eastern Australia Time).

Defending champions the New England Patriots will be taking on the Philadelphia Eagles in what is sure to be a thrilling game.

The venue changes annually; in 2018 Super Bowl LII will be held at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.



Former American Idol star Kelly Clarkson will be providing pre-game entertainment while Pink will really get the party started when she belts out the American National Anthem.


Returning to the Super Bowl halftime stage for a third time is superstar Justin Timberlake . Hopefully there’ll be no wardrobe malfunctions this time around.


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111.3m Number of American viewers in 2017

30 minutes Allocated time for the half-time show, which is an event in itself

1.33b The estimated number of chicken wings that will be consumed on Super Bowl day according to Forbes

$25,000 The cost of the Super Bowl trophy (in USD) which is made by Tiffany and Co.

51.7m Cases of beer estimated to be sold on Super Bowl Sunday in America

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