The 2017 edition of the NFL game to decide which team is best at American Football, and will get to take home the Vince Lomardi trophy.
Super Bowl LI will be the 51st Super Bowl and the 47th modern-era National Football League (NFL) championship game. The American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots will play the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Atlanta Falcons to decide the league champion for the 2016 season. The event will mark the 50th anniversary year of the first Super Bowl, which was played on January 15, 1967. Super Bowl LI is also the Patriots’ ninth Super Bowl appearance, the most championship game appearances of any team in the modern era, and their seventh since 2001.
Super Bowl LI is scheduled for Sunday, February 5, 2017, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, 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, in which the Patriots beat the Carolina Panthers 32-29.
The Super Bowl LI halftime show will be headlined by Lady Gaga.