Tickets for Super Bowl XLVIII between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos at the MetLife Stadium, New Jersey, will be the priciest in the game's history.
According to NFL ticket exchange, the cheapest seats going on the secondary market for the February 2. game will set you back over $2,800, while seats on the 50-yard line in the lower bowl are going for $25,500.
That is not to mention the $1m indoor suites available for the game.
On average, fans of the Seahawks or Broncos will have to pay $4,084 to see their team in the Super Bowl - an increase of 18% since Jan. 6.
And with travelling and accommodation also to be paid for, they are facing an expensive February.
So as prices spiral out of control, and you need to justify that purchase, here are five historic sporting events which garnered astronomical ticket prices - just to make you feel a little better.
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