COLDEST GAME, EVER

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COLDEST GAME, EVER

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3:27 PM - 5 Jan 2014



The NFL play offs continue this evening with the Green Bay Packers hosting the San Francisco 49ers in freezing Wisconsin.

Forecast suggest temperatures at Lambeau Field could drop to -29C, with frigid winds making it feel even lower.

That would shatter the American Football record held by the iconic 1967 game between the Packers and the Dallas Cowboys, which has been dubbed the “Ice Bowl”.

It was so cold that quarterback Bart Starr suffered frostbite on his fingers.

Stadium officials will offer free coffee and hot chocolate to those brave enough to attend this evening, while the Packers are hoping the brutal conditions will give them an advantage over the visiting Californians.

 

 



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