There’s nothing quite like the NFL Super Bowl to generate television audiences all over the world. With over one hundred million watching in the United States alone, there are also millions of viewers from all over the globe. The sport emerged from the Ivy League colleges of the 1870’s and 1880’s, with its roots firmly footed in the European games of rugby and football.
Capturing the imagination of the American nation, the sport has grown into one of the United States most iconic exports playing exhibition matches all over the world to make sure overseas fans can see the sport live. American football players often becoming celebrities in their own rights, including Tom Brady and Joe Montana.