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The 11 key differences between the All Ireland final and the Super Bowl

It’s time to compare.

THE ALL IRELAND is pretty different to the Super Bowl.

1. The build up is a whole lot different for one thing. NFL fans go ALL out

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While we take a more rural approach…

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2. The screenings of the Super Bowl are pretty epic

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But we know how to hold our own in the local cinema

3. The half time entertainment has seen the likes of Lady Gaga, Madonna, and Springsteen show Super Bowl fans what they’re made of

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In Ireland, we have Prodijig and Mary Black, and some Irish dancers.

4. The National Anthem has been sung by the likes of Lady Gaga and

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Nadia Forde does ours

Granted, it’s a soccer game, but STILL.

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5. You can’t avoid the rake of cheerleaders at an NFL game

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In Ireland, this is as close to cheerleaders as we get

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6. The Super Bowl gets its fair share of interruptions on-field

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As do GAA Games

7. Super Bowl snacks are renowned for being SAVAGE

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We can hold our own pitchside too

8. The NFL get some serious celebrity endorsements

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Hey, well we can do better

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9. The ads during the Super Bowl are phenomenally hyped

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While the All Ireland ones are a little less inspirational

10. Celebrities rush to get to the Super Bowl in their droves

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Sure we have Enda there, but only when Mayo is playing

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11. The fans make the Super Bowl

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And of course, the All Ireland

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