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Leah meets the UK's American football star - Menelik Watson

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Super Bowl 51 takes place on Sunday night - it's the biggest game of the year for American Football fans and over 100 million people are expected to tune in worldwide to watch.

Ahead of the spectacle Newsround's Leah Boleto met up with one of the stars of the game Menelik Watson.

Originally born in Manchester he moved to the USA to play College Basketball and that's where he discovered American Football.

Watch this video to find out more about the Super Bowl and how Menelik got into the sport.