28/01/2014 10:32 GMT | Updated 31/01/2014 04:59 GMT

The Super Bowl: A Guide For British People

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...

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