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Here's our favourite 11 Super Bowl ads of all time...

As well as the on-field action, the adverts are a staple of America’s biggest sporting night. We rewind the Sky Box on the best 11.

IT’S NOT ALL about the football, y’know?

There’s the pre-game, post-game, half-time show.. and the ads to enjoy during the Super Bowl. Here’s some of the most memorable.

11. Coca-Cola, Mean Joe Greene (1979)

A heart-warming ad in which a young fan offers a drink to a weary-looking Pittsburgh Steeler ‘Mean’ Joe Greene, only for him to down it in one go.

In return, Joe tosses the kid his game worn shirt. Touching.

YouTube credit: CBS

10. Volkswagen, The Force

This one is magic…

YouTube credit: Volkswagen

9. McDonalds, Bird and MJ (1993)

Two NBA greats, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, playing a game of Horse over a Big Mac and fries. Enough said?

YouTube credit: bigrigsjb

8. Budweiser, Frogs (1995)

One of the most memorable adverts around, the croaking frogs. Bud-Weis-er.

YouTube credit: superbowladsman

7. Reebok (2003)

Hilarious advert in which a company hires humongous Terry Tate to improve productivity. Click through to view.

6. Fed-Ex Castaway (2003)

This fantastic parody of the film Castaway, in which Tom Hanks returns a package he found while stranded on an island. But guess what’s inside.

YouTube credit: tibilord

5. E-Trade, Baby (2008)

Who doesn’t love talking babies? E-Trade were right on the money with this fantastic baby advert.

YouTube credit: everythingjaydotcom

4. Budweiser, 9/11 Tribute (2002)

A truly stunning ad, where the trademark Clydesdale horses make their way to where the 9/11 towers once stood, before bowing their heads to honour those who had passed in the disaster. Superb from Budweiser.

YouTube credit: GaSmokeEater

3. Doritos, House Rules (2010)

This was one of the favourites; a son lays down the law with his momma’s date.

YouTube credit: CrashtheSuperBowl

2. Budweiser, Wassup (2000)

Everyone was shouting ‘Wassssup’ after this one, and when your idea becomes a phenomenon repeated by millions you know you’ve done a good job.

YouTube credit: icemons

1. Bud Light, Jackie Moon (2008)

Will Ferrell in this hilarious blooper spoof of basketball star Jackie Moon.

YouTube credit: sleepsmachine

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