Not many people outside the United
States do know a lot of stuff about the Super Bowl Trophy. This is
mainly due to the fact that the Super Bowl is a yearly competition
that has for a very long time been an American thing and therefore
mostly enjoyed by residents of America. However, if you happen to be
among those who do not know much about the Super Bowl then keep on
reading to find out very interesting facts about the Super Bowl
Trophy. If you also happen to be a fan of Super Bowl fun
then the Super Bowl competition is just what you need.
The Super Bowl Trophy has been
around for almost half a decade: The Super Bowl competition was
started in the year 1967 after Oscar Reidener the then Vice President
of Tiffany and Co. had lunch with Pete Rozelle who was the then
Chairman of the National Football League. The maiden Super Bowl
Trophy was presented in the year 1967.
The Super Bowl competition is a
merger: Previously, there were two separate football competitions
namely the National Football League (NFL) and the American Football
League (AFL). Winners of these two competitions were then involved in
a play-off to get an actual winner of the Trophy. However, this all
changed when the NFL and AFL competitions were merged to form the
Super Bowl competition.
It is a yearly competition: The
Super Bowl competition is also organised once every year and brings
together football teams in America to compete for the ultimate
It has been around for over 49
years: Since its inception, the Super Bowl Trophy has been
awarded to winning teams a maximum of 49 times. This number should
have been 50 but for a mishap which occurred in the year 1971 when
the Baltimore Colts won the Trophy and it was later taken away by
their owner when he became the new owner of the Rams and never
returned the Trophy.
Most Super Bowl Trophies Won:
The Pittsburgh Steelers hold the record for having the most number of
Super Bowl Trophies. They have a total of six (6) Super Bowl Trophies
with the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys occupying joint
second position with 5 Super Bowl Trophies.
Never has there been the need for
overtime: There has never ever been overtime in any Super Bowl
final. The farthest that a Super Bowl game has gone for a winner to
be found is a few seconds to the end of the full regulatory time.
The Super Bowl Trophies are made
every year: Unlike a lot of the trophies awarded in some
competitions which require the winner to return the trophy after some
time so that it can be awarded to whoever becomes the next winner,
the Super Bowl Trophy happens to be one of the very few trophies
which are always constructed all over each and every year. It costs
not less than $50,000 to get the Super Bowl Trophy constructed.
These are just some of the very
interesting facts about the Super Bowl Trophy. However, there are
other very exciting facts which all help in making the Super Bowl a
competition to be reckoned with.