The biggest game of the American football season is here. The 58th Super Bowl, featuring the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, takes place on Sunday, February 11, at Las Vegas’s Allegiant Stadium.
The Chiefs will look to retain the Vince Lombardi Trophy they won in Arizona last February. It will be their fourth Super Bowl appearance in five years, and there is mounting pressure on them to win again thanks to the new army of fans that began following after musician Taylor Swift started attending games to support boyfriend Travis Kelce.
The 49ers have won five Super Bowls, the last in 1994. They last played the final back in 2020, losing 31-20 to the Chiefs after star quarterback Patrick Mahomes made a blistering fourth-quarter comeback.
Mahomes again is expected to be the key protagonist for the Chiefs as they see their third title in five years, while the 49ers will be relying on the efficient Brock Purdy to guide them to glory.
What record do the Chiefs and 49ers have in the Super Bowl?
The Kansas City Chiefs have a 3-2 record. The 49ers have a 5-2 record.
Have the Chiefs and 49ers played each other in the Super Bowl?
Both teams met in Super Bowl LIV when the Chiefs defeated the 49ers 31-20.
When Super Bowl LVIII Start?
The Super Bowl 2024 will kick off at 3:30 pm PT / 6:30 pm ET.
The Super Bowl 2024 will take place in the Los Angeles Raiders’ new home, the Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada.
How to Watch Super Bowl 2024?
In the United States: CBS, Paramount+, Nickelodeon, DirecTV, and Sling TV (both offering free trials)
United Kingdom: Sky Sports, ITV, Channel 5, DAZN NFL Gamepass
Canada: CTV, TSN, RDS (French Speaking), NFL Game Pass
Australia: ESPN, Seven Network, NFL Game Pass
Africa: ESPN, NFL Game Pass
Brazil: RedeTV, ESPN, NFL Game Pass
France: beIN Sports, M6, NFL Game Pass
Germany: RTL, DAZN, NFL Game Pass
Japan: DAZN, G+
Mexico: NFL Game Pass, TUDN, ESPN, Fox Sports, Sky
Middle East & North Africa: SSC, NFL Game Pass
Spain: Movistar, NFL Game Pass
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Victorious players will receive a handsome $164,00 each, while the losers receive approximately half.
Super Bowl 2024 Preview
Kansas City Chiefs:
After winning last February, the Kansas City Chiefs look to become the first team to win back-to-back Lombardi trophies since the New England Patriots in 2003 and 2004.
Kansas City Chiefs finished the regular season 11-6 to take the AFC West title for the eighth consecutive season. The Chiefs defeated the Dolphins during Wild Card Weekend at home but suffered defeats against the Bills and Ravens on the road to book their ticket to Super Bowl LVIII.
Kansas City Chiefs are blessed with one of the greatest players ever seen in quarterback Patrick Mahomes, some other greats in tight end Travis Kelce, and head coach Andy Reid.
San Francisco 49ers
At 24 years and 46 days (on Sunday), Brock Purdy will become the third-youngest quarterback to start a Super Bowl. Once deemed “Mr. Irrelevant” after the last pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, the player looks to become a first-time Super Bowl champion and MVP this Sunday after a remarkable regular season.
In 16 starts this season, Purdy completed 69.4 percent of his throws for 4,280 yards with 31 touchdowns and 11 interceptions to lead his side to a 12-5 record.
He leads the league in yards per attempt (9.6), yards per completion (13.9), passer rating (113.0), and touchdown percentage (7.0).
In San Francisco’s two postseason wins against the Packers and Lions, Purdy completed 61.4 percent of his passes for 519 yards with two touchdowns and one interception.
The San Francisco 49ers are looking to bring a Super Bowl win to the Bay Area for the first time in nearly 30 years. They have a young and often-doubted quarterback in Brock Purdy alongside a star-studded crew featuring running back Christian McCaffrey, wide receiver Deebo Samuel, and defensive end Nick Bosa.
Who is singing the national anthem at the Super Bowl 2024?
Famous country musician Reba McEntire will sing the national anthem before the game starts.
Who is performing the halftime show at Super Bowl 2024?
It is a fact that many come to watch the championship every year to see the halftime entertainment performances and the TV commercials.
This year, 8-time Grammy-winner R&B icon Usher will perform the halftime show ahead of his ninth studio album, “Coming Home,” in the first-ever Super Bowl in Nevada. He is expected to perform some of his greatest hits and could feature superstar guests.
Before that, Post Malone, Reba McEntire, and Andra Day will take the stage for a pre-game show.
Last year, a pregnant Rihanna performed that generated over 121 million viewers, the most in Super Bowl history.
Will Taylor Swift be at the 2024 Super Bowl?
Another musician who will also be the center of attention but won’t be performing is Taylor Swift. She has decided to travel to Las Vegas for the Super Bowl to support her boyfriend, Travis Kelce.
Her relationship with Chiefs tight end and future Hall of Famer Travis Kelce has emerged as one of the top storylines of the 2023 season; her celebrations in the stands became one of the most sought-after sights on Kansas City’s road back to the Super Bowl and has garnered an entirely new fanbase to the league.
Megastar musician Grammy award winner has attended 12 of the Chiefs games this season in support of her boyfriend, Kelce. She is currently on her Eras Tour and is scheduled to perform in Tokyo, Japan, until 10 February.