USA China Daily – American football’s next big fanbase is China
- Updated: September 11, 2016
New York, New York (September 9, 2016) – By Matthew Sedacca
As the clock started on Super Bowl XLII—Arizona Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Steelers, 2009, Florida—Ivan Yuan’s eyes were glued to his television. On screen, towering men in multicolored jerseys lunged at each other as fans in bleachers cheered. Helmets cracked. Whistles blew. Cleats dug into yard lines. Through it all, Yuan could feel the fire of team spirit, the camaraderie of competition.