Explain: The basics of American football

The Super Bowl - one of the world's biggest sporting events - will take place on Sunday, 4 February.

The New England Patriots face the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis, 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.

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