Explain: The basics of American football
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Explain: The basics of American football

2 February 2017 Last updated at 09:11 GMT

The Super Bowl - one of the world's biggest sporting events - will take place on Sunday, 5 February.

The New England Patriots will face the Atlanta Falcons at the NRG Stadium in Houston, USA, with the winner lifting American Football's biggest prize.

Don't worry if are you a NFL newbie though because Newsround is here to help you.

Watch Ayshah's guide to the key rules, the player positions and the ultimate aim of the game.