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Friday, January 30, 2015

Super Bowl Fever: San Francisco Ranks Sixth Best City for Football Fans

Posted By on Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 8:40 AM

In case you didn't already know, perky pop-tart Katy Perry will perform a major televised concert this Sunday known as the Super Bowl Halftime Show. There'll be hits, there'll be and plenty of pop-induced fits as Perry promises to perform mash-ups of some of her most popular sugar-laced songs. Like Beyoncé and Madonna did in years prior, Perry's one-time extravaganza comes equipped with a most unusual opening act: a football game. 

And just in time to commemorate Perry's pig-skinned achievement, the folks over at finance site WalletHub rank San Francisco as the sixth best city in America for football fans — and we didn't even have to vandalize the city or stab anyone to earn the spot. 

The most valuable player award, however, goes to Green Bay, WI, which makes sense (Vince Lombardi, and the fact the beloved team is city-owned) while least valuable player award of 142 cities analyzed goes to Las Vegas, NV. Apparently Sin City is more of a roll-the-dice than pass-the-ball type of town anyway. No ass slaps for them.

Before you get your Katy Perry i-Pod shuffle on, here's San Francisco came to be number six:
  • 16th – Number of NFL & College Football (FBS) Teams
  • 8th – Performance Quality of Teams
  • 30th – Average Ticket Price for an NFL Game
  • 12th – Number of Championships Won
  • 4th – Number of Division Championships Won
  • 66th – Number of Sports Bars per Capita
  • 27th – Fan Friendliness & Engagement on Social Media
  • 8th – Franchise Value of NFL Teams

Make sense? Well neither does the Juicy J rap portion of Perry's smash "Dark Horse" (something about Jeffrey Dahmer) but we'll twerk to it anyway. But before we hit the showers, let's give a special cheer to Oakland for their rank (in a study within the study) as fifth most friendly and engaged football fans in America (Really? Raider fans are friendly? Okay.). 

For events in San Francisco this week and beyond, check out our calendar section. Follow us on Twitter at @ExhibitionistSF, Jonathan at @jonramos17, and like us on Facebook.
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