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9 Facts About Super Bowl LI

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Super Bowl LI will be the 51st Super Bowl and the 47th modern-era National Football League championship game.

The National Football League is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference.

The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League, the highest level of professional American football in the world.

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The American Football Conference champion New England Patriots will play the National Football Conference champion Atlanta Falcons to decide the league champion for the 2016 season.

The National Football Conference is one of the two conferences of the National Football League, the highest professional level of American football in the United States.

The New England Patriots are a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston region.

AFC is an abbreviation that may refer to:

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Super Bowl LI is scheduled to be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Sunday, February 5, 2017, and will be the third time the Super Bowl has been played in Houston, after Super Bowl VIII in 1974 and Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004.

Super Bowl VIII was an American football game between the National Football Conference champion Minnesota Vikings and the American Football Conference champion Miami Dolphins to decide the National Football League champion for the 1973 season.

Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico.

NRG Stadium, formerly Reliant Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium, in Houston, Texas, United States.

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It will also be the second Super Bowl to be held at NRG Stadium, the other being Super Bowl XXXVIII, which also featured the New England Patriots.

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The event will mark the 50th anniversary year of the first Super Bowl, which was played on January 15, 1967.

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Super Bowl LI is the Patriots' ninth Super Bowl appearance, the most Super Bowl appearances of any team.

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It is also their second appearance in three years and their seventh under the leadership of head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady.

William Stephen "Bill" Belichick is an American football coach who is the head coach of the New England Patriots of the National Football League.

Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.

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The Falcons are making their second appearance as a franchise and will have the chance to win their first Super Bowl, having lost in their only previous Super Bowl appearance in Super Bowl XXXIII.

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The Super Bowl LI halftime show will be headlined by Lady Gaga.

The Super Bowl LI Halftime show will take place on February 5, 2017, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas as part of Super Bowl LI.

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter and actress.

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