Viewers loved Gareth Southgate's Super Bowl LIII appearance 3 years ago

Viewers loved Gareth Southgate's Super Bowl LIII appearance

The England manager appeared with the BBC and Sky Sports' punditry teams in Atlanta

Super Bowl night is known for bringing out the biggest of A-list celebs, and Sunday evening in Atlanta was no different, as Gareth Southgate made an appearance at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the big one between New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams.

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The England manager, who also attended last year's Super Bowl where the Patriots lost to Philadelphia Eagles, briefly joined the Sky Sports and BBC commentary teams during the first and second quarters of the game.

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Perhaps not the most avid of NFL fans, Southgate used the opportunity to try and justify why being there would help him in his job as England manager, asking plenty of questions of the other pundits.

Generally, his appearance went down well with viewers...

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The sight of him even prompted a rendition of Southgate you're the one in this Hammersmith bar.

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The Patriots, eyeing a record-equalling sixth Super Bowl win, took on the Rams, last winners in 2000 when they were based in St. Louis.