The Super Bowl is essentially a match of American football that is enjoyed annually. It determines which football team will emerge as the latest champion of the NFL. It also marks the end of the current season that usually begins in the preceding calendar year. The Super Bowl venue is selected 3 or 4 years before the event takes place. It’s typically hosted in an American city with warm weather and a dome stadium.
At the end of the NFL playoffs, the winner of the National Football Conference championship and the winner of the American Football Conference championship play against each other at the Super Bowl to determine the new champion.
The History of the Super Bowl
The American Football League and the National Football League only met a total of 4 times before the two conferences decided to merge in 1970. Formerly, the two leagues were widely known as the NFL-AFL Championship Game. The very first event that was dubbed the Super Bowl occurred in 1969 and was known as Super Bowl III. At the moment, the AFL has claimed 25 victories, while the NFL is leading with a total of 26 wins. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the best American football teams according to victories at the Super Bowl.
The Pittsburgh Steelers boasts with the most Super Bowl victories in the entire NFL with a record six championships. This American football team was initially established in 1933 which makes it the oldest franchise in the AFC. Pittsburgh has also managed to host around 11 Conference championship matches which is more than any other team in the NFL.
New England Patriots
The New England Patriots were initially established in 1959 and are situated in the Greater Boston area. The team has managed to win a total of 5 Super Bowl championships and competes as a member of the AFL. The team’s home turf is at the Gillette Stadium in Massachusetts and was initially referred to as the Boston Patriots before the merger took place in 1970.
The Denver Broncos originates from Denver Colorado and impresses with a total of 3 Super Bowl victories. The team forms part of the AFC West Division and is owned by Pat Bowlen Trust. The Denver Broncos started playing American football in 1960 and became one of the most successful American football teams during 1975.
The Miami Dolphins are based in Miami, Florida who have managed to win the Super Bowl on two occasions, including 1973 and 1974. The team also managed to make three Super Bowl appearances since the club was formed in 1973. The team competes in the NFL under the AFC East Division at calling the Hard Rock Stadium their home which is situated in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Miami Dolphins are also considered the oldest professional sports team in entire Florida. The head coach for the team is Brian