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Top 20 Reasons For Non-Football Fans to Watch the Super Bowl

It's that time of year again. One of the biggest sporting events in history is quickly approaching. Football is  America's most popular sport. The Super Bowl is the biggest showcase for it. The NFL's SuperBowl XLIX will take place this Sunday in Glendale, Arizona at the University of Phoenix Stadium. It will be played against the two best teams in their respective conferences which are the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. This is the second consecutive appearance for the Seahawks as they won the championship last season in a resounding 43-8 victory over Denver. This is the eighth appearance for the New England Patriots. NBC has the rights to the game and the game is scheduled to start at 6:30 pm EST.

There are so many things to look forward to during the Super Bowl.  There are the commercials, the halftime show, the championship celebration and much more. Over 111.5 million people watched last year and the ratings are expected to increase this year as well. Super Bowl Sunday is now a big part of the sports culture and carries great interest which is why so many people watch the game. Football fans have this date circled on their calenders and usually either throw big viewing parties or go to the game themselves.  Non football fans  probably wonder why the SuperBowl is such a big deal. For those non football fans who are still undecided if they want to watch or not listed below are 20 great reasons why they should watch the SuperBowl and won't be bored doing so.

20 No Other Great Options

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19 Curiosity

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18 Office Bets or Box Pools

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17 Championship Presentation

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16 Stadium

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15 NBC Sports broadcast team

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14 Possible unintended entertainment

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13 Die Hard Fans

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12 Seahawks and Patriots are the most hated teams

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11 Deflategate

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10 Dynamic Duo

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9 Marshawn Lynch

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8 Celebrities

7 Twitter

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6 Games

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5 Be up to date

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4 Parties

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3 Food & Drinks

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2 Halftime show

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1 Commercials

Commercials are the biggest reason for non football fans to tune into the game. Over the years, companies have spent billions and hired many celebrities and sports stars to advertise their product during Super Bowl Sunday. One of the biggest commercials last year was Budweiser's "Puppy Love". It currently has 55 million views and counting on YouTube. Some commercials are hits and can have a large impact on their brand or company. Some commercials have also caused controversies. This year's commercials have already started to come out and there should be many more commercials to look forward during game breaks.

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