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'Still too many 3D people': Audiences still concerned, baffled about the 25,000 real people at Super Bowl LV

Elisabetta Bianchini
·2-min read
TAMPA, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 07: General view during the first quarter of the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Can you imagine being in a stadium full of people while the world is still managing the COVID-19 pandemic?

Some people may have been concerned when they initially tuned in on Sunday evening, but the Raymond James Stadium isn’t actually packed, there are actually 30,000 cardboard cutouts to “watch” Super Bowl LV. This is addition to 25,000 real people in the stands and each cardboard cutout was being sold for $100 a piece.

Of the 25,000 people in the stands, 7,500 of them are healthcare workers that have received a COVID-19 vaccine.

While thousands more people usually flock to wherever the Super Bowl is being played each year, understandably, people had a lot to say about all the people in the crowds, while individuals around the world continue to lose their lives to COVID-19.