Fellow Brits! Are you a bit confused by 'the Super Bowl'? Does it conjure up images of a really lovely bowl - by Wedgwood, perhaps?
Well, this guide is for you. As Super Bowl Sunday approaches, here are 12 amazing facts to help you understand the most important day in the American rugby-with-padding calendar...
1. The Super Bowl uses Roman numerals because the first Super Bowl game took place during ancient Roman times, or as Americans call it '1967'.
2. 'Super Bowl Sunday' sees Americans gather in large groups/large Americans gather in groups
3. If all the guacamole consumed on Super Bowl Sunday was spread over a football field, most Americans would still eat it.Shutterstock
4. Each one of the balls used during the Super Bowl game is hand-crafted by someone wearing an oversized football shirt.
5. Ahead of the game, thousands of whoopie cushions are shipped to the stadium, and placed on fans' seats.
6. Memorable half-time Super Bowl performances include Beyoncé leading a conga...
...Alicia Keys playing the piano using only her mind...
...and Madonna's 'Richard III' - now widely hailed as a classic.
7. Players have been known to pray for victory, or phone a friend.
8. While others, once they are captured by the crowds, are never seen again.
9. Many fans watch the game wearing ancient tribal warpaint.
10. Or ancient tribal headgear.
11. The Super Bowl trophy often takes part in press conferences...
...and has even visited the White House.
12. It is won by the first player to work his way through fog on the pitch and grab it.
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1. America is led by this man...
Britain is led by this man.
2. This is a normal sight in American supermarkets...
This is a normal sight in British supermarkets.
3. This is how they entertain sports spectators at half time in America...
This is how they entertain sports spectators at half time in Britain.
4. America has Las Vegas...
Britain has Blackpool.
5. America has bears...
Britain has pigeons.
6. American talent show winners go on to win Oscars...
British talent show winners go on to play golf clubs.
7. This is August in New York...
This is August in London.
8. The American leader's deputy is Joe Biden...
The British leader's deputy is Nick Clegg.
9. American sports players are protected from harm...
British sports players are in real physical danger on a regular basis.
10. This is a snowfall in America...
This is a snowfall in Britain.
11. When American shop assistants say 'Have a nice day', they usually mean it...
Most British shop assistants have lost their jobs.
12. This is how they make salads in America...
This is how they make salads in Britain.
13. America has Disneyland...
Britain has Poundland.
14. America has Jeffrey Osborne...
Britain has George Osborne.