Do You Like Professional Football?
You would not be reading this article if you didn't like football! It is that simple. In America, this game is to the fans, like the coliseum was to the Romans. The only thing lacking is the lions! Oop's. I forgot, we also have lions. the Detroit Lions! However you look at it, Football is BIG business. "Pete Rozelle", was the commissioner of The National Football League at the time the playoff system was created. He, more than anyone else, should be credited for the success that football enjoys today. The revised play-off system, created by Rozelle. led to "The Annual Super Bowl". That one single event created the explosion of interest in football that we enjoy today. Super Bowl Sunday comes about as close as you can to a National Holiday.
Friends from far and wide get together at parties that have been planned months in advance. Oddly, one of the highlights of this day is the watching of unique television commercials. Some commercials are funny, some serious, but all are ultra expensive. Most commercials during the Super Bowl cost more than $1,000,000, and that does not include the production costs. It is said that there is no single event that creates more betting than the Super Bowl. From office pools to friendly bets between neighbors or relatives, betting takes place in every town in the land. Betting on this game is not limited to our shore either.
Followers of American Football span the globe and bets take place all over the world. If you are a better, you always want to make certain that you are NOT guilty of making DUMB BETS! On the local front, every team has a booster club that travels to away games to lend their support to their local team, as they venture into enemy territory. The purchase of team jerseys, hats, watches, pennants, pictures,scorecards and anything else that can be sold. all adds to the spirit of the team. The merchandise sold as well as concession sales of food and drink all add to the income of the team. The game of football has created an industry unlike any other.