Super Bowl XLVI facts for kids
|Super Bowl XLVI|
|Date||February 5, 2012|
|Stadium||Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana|
|MVP||Eli Manning, Quarterback|
|Favorite||Patriots by 2½|
|National anthem||Kelly Clarkson|
|Coin toss||John Parry|
|Halftime show||Madonna featuring LMFAO, M.I.A., Nicki Minaj and Cee Lo Green|
|TV in the United States|
|Announcers||Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya|
|Nielsen ratings||47.0 (national)
49.7 (New York)
US viewership: 111.3 million est. avg., 166.8 million est. total
|Market share||71 (national)|
|Cost of 30-second commercial||US$3.5 million|
Super Bowl XLVI (Super Bowl 46) was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2011 season. The Giants defeated the Patriots by the score of 21–17. The game was played on February 5, 2012, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the first time that the Super Bowl was played in the state of Indiana.
This Super Bowl is a rematch of Super Bowl XLII, which was also won by New York 17-14 and when they stopped the Patriots perfect season. This time, the Patriots entered the Super Bowl with a regular season 13-3 record, yet they were still the top seed and the New York Giants were the 4th seed.
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Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana
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