It is the sporting highlight of the year – not only in the United States. Also this year, to switch on a billion TV viewers around the world, when in Atlanta the 53. The Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will be held. The southern metropolis for the third Time to host the final of the championship of the American Football League NFL.

when is the Super Bowl?

Kickoff for the Super Bowl is in the night from Sunday to Monday, the 4. February to 0.30 a.m. CET . SPIEGEL ONLINE reported how each year, with a live Ticker from the NFL final.

Who is in the Super Bowl?

This year, it comes to a Rematch between the Patriots and the Rams . On the day, 17 years ago, the two Teams had met once before in the Super Bowl, then New England won in a dramatic game 20:17 (the decision was only at the end of the season). While the Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick won since then a further four Championships, the Rams, who were at that time located in St. Louis, only downhill. Only since moving to Los Angeles in 2016 it goes up again – now the opportunity for revenge.

Tom Brady (2018 Super Bowl)

Is this year a German?

no. As in the previous year, the Super Bowl will take place without German participation, instead of – as in the entire Playoffs before.

Super Bowl on Free-TV and Live-Stream

In the Free TV the game like last year is to be seen in the case of ProSieben . The Transmission with previous reports starts at 22.45 PM. Starting at 20.15, there are on the sister channels ProSieben Maxx a “Super Bowl Countdown”. On the appropriate live streams to the broadcasts and the game. Also, the live streaming service Dazn transfers the game from 0.30 PM, where the viewers have the choice between German and U.S. original comment.

halftime show

In the past ten years, such Superstars as Bruce Springsteen (2009), Madonna (2012), Beyoncé (2013) and Lady Gaga (2017) occurred in the half-time break of the Super Bowl. This year, the American Band Maroon 5 is allowed to ride the prestigious Show. Guest appearances will also have the Rapper Travis Scott and Big Boi , which originates from Atlanta. Namhaftere artists, including Rihanna and Pink, to have cancelled the NFL, with reference to the dealings of the League with Colin Kaepernick.

Because there was considerable criticism of the decision of the artist, in spite of the controversy surrounding the former Quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers perform, donated Maroon 5, their record Label and the NFL together $ 500,000 to a charitable organization. Kaepernick throws to the NFL team owners, it systematically marginalize, after he had refused to 2016, to bring the Play to the American national anthem. So he wanted to set a sign against the oppression of African-Americans against police violence (read more here on the background).

The national anthem before the game, the Atlanta-born Soul icon Gladys Knight will sing.

What is the cost of this year’s spot advertising?

For a 30-second Spot in the US broadcaster NBC are about 5.2 million US dollars (the equivalent of about 4.6 million euros) due, as in the previous year.

The Super Bowl winner since 2000
in 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles (41:33 against the New England Patriots)
in 2017, the New England Patriots (34:28 n. V. against the Atlanta Falcons)
in 2016, Denver Broncos (24:10 against the Carolina Panthers)
2015 New England Patriots (28:24 against the Seattle Seahawks)
in 2014, the Seattle Seahawks (43:8 against the Denver Broncos)
2013 Baltimore Ravens (34:31 against the San Francisco 49ers)
2012 New York Giants (21:17 against the New England Patriots)
the 2011 Green Bay Packers (31:25 against the Pittsburgh Steelers)
in 2010, New Orleans Saints (31:17 against the Indianapolis Colts)
2009 Pittsburgh Steelers (27:23 against the Arizona Cardinals)
2008 New York Giants (17:14 against the New England Patriots)
2007 Indianapolis Colts (29:17 against the Chicago Bears)
in 2006, Pittsburgh Steelers (21:10 against the Seattle Seahawks)
in 2005, the New England Patriots (24:21 against the Philadelphia Eagles)
the 2004 New England Patriots (32:29 against the Carolina Panthers)
in 2003, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (48:21 against the Oakland Raiders)
in 2002, the New England Patriots (20:17 against the St. Louis Rams)
2001 Baltimore Ravens (34:7 against the New York Giants)
2000 St. Louis Rams (23:16 against the Tennessee Titans)


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