If there is one sport that excites most people in the world, that sport is football. Every year, a sports team from different parts of America participate in this football league. The National Football League started Superbowl. Since then, many people have been watching the game every season.
Usually, Superbowl begins in the late summer season. To determine what year it is held, they use the Roman numerals instead of the regular numbers. One of the participating teams is the Oakland Raiders. Get to know more about this team through this brief information about them.
Oakland Raiders in a nutshell
This team from Oakland, California has been established in 1960. They have begun playing for the National Football League since 1970. Oakland Raiders may be from Oakland, California but their headquarters is located at Alameda, California. Jon Gruden is their head coach while Reggie McKenzie is the general manager of their team.
They have been a part of the National Football League for so long. If you want to easily recognize this team, just look at the players in the silver and black uniforms. Raiders have already acquired different nicknames from their fans—Silver and Black, Men in Black, Team of the Decades, The World’s Team, Raider Nation, and Malosos (a fan base in Mexico).
They have different home base as well which are the following: Kezar Stadium (1960), Candlestick Park (1961), Frank Youell Field (1962-1965), Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (1982-1994), Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (1966-1981, 1995-present), and they are planning to move to Las Vegas Stadium in early 2020.
How many Superbowls have they won?
Although they have been playing for more than three decades, this team has only won three Superbowls. Specifically, they have won the 1984, 1981, and the 1977 National Football League championship.