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This Year’s Super Bowl Will Feature Male Cheerleaders For The First Time

By Ben Tyers
4th Feb 2019

quinton peren and napoleon

It’s that time of year once again, Superbowl Sunday—well, Monday for us.

The main event will see armchair experts and fans from all around Australia and New Zealand tune in to watch the New England Patriots and LA Rams go at it to find out who will take home the rings.

While the game, and the much-anticipated half-time show, are no doubt the main attraction, one thing that’s different about this year’s game is the inclusion of male cheerleaders—Quinton Peren and Napoleon Jinnies of the LA Rams cheer squad—to a Super Bowl for the first time ever.

Male cheerleaders are newish to the sport, but the LA Rams, Baltimore Ravens, and Indianapolis Colts all have men in their cheer squads, it’s just that Peren and Jinnies will be the first ones to showcase their wares at the big dance.

It's a well-earned spot for the two men, as they themselves were the first male cheerleaders to enter the NFL.

Super Bowl LIII will take place in Atlanta, Georgia at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and kicks off at 10:30am. The half-time show includes Travis Scott, and Maroon 5.

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Image credit: Quinton Peren

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