In What Year Was the Super Bowl First Played?


Quick Answer

The first NFL Super Bowl game was played on January 15, 1967, at the Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 in what was deemed the "First World Championship Game."

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In What Year Was the Super Bowl First Played?
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In this first Super Bowl game, the Packers represented the NFL and the Chiefs represented the American Football League, or AFL. Bart Starr, the Packers' quarterback, earned Most Valuable Player honors for the game, leading the team with 16 completions in 23 attempts for 250 yards and three touchdowns in the second half. Packers' receiver Max McGee made two touchdowns and caught seven passes.

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