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The Super Bowl traces its history back to 1966, when the upstart American Football League (AFL) and the National Football League (NFL) decided to merge into one league.

In June of 1966, at the time of the merger, it was decided that the two leagues should host an annual championship game pitting the best of the AFL and the NFL. It was done to get people used to the idea of merging the two leagues into a single entity. The first Super Bowl, then known as the AFL-NFL World Championship Game, was held 1/15/1967, and featured the Green Bay Packers (NFL) versus the Kansas City Chiefs (AFL)

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