The exterior of Mercedes-Benz Stadium ahead of Super Bowl LII. (Credit: Adam W. Bloom)

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Look: The Scene From Atlanta Leading Up To Super Bowl LIII

February 03, 2019 - 4:35 pm
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By WFAN.com

Super Bowl fever is gripping Atlanta ahead of Sunday's big game.

The stage is set for what should be a captivating Super Bowl LIII contest between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams.

The view inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Credit: Adam W. Bloom
Adam W. Bloom

Patriots and Rams fans have made their way inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium and are expected to provide a colorful atmosphere. The building's previous attendance record was set when 77,430 gathered for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship.

Fans gather inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium. (Credit: Adam W. Bloom)
Adam W. Bloom

Feeling hungry? The ATL Grill offers spectators a variety of game day snacks.

Food stand inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium. (Credit: Adam W. Bloom)
Adam W. Bloom

Fans will be looking to get their hands on souvenirs to commemorate the occasion. This jacket is sewn with patches from previous Super Bowls.

Official Super Bowl jacket on display at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. (Credit: Adam W. Bloom)
Adam W. Bloom

The Patriots enter Sunday as five-time Super Bowl champions -- 2001 (XXXVI), 2003 (XXXVIII), 2004 (XXXIX), 2014 (XLIX), 2016 (LI).

Superstar quarterback Tom Brady and legendary head coach Bill Belichick have combined for a golden era in the organization's history.

Helmets of the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium. (Credit: Adam W. Bloom)
Adam W. Bloom

In 1999, the Rams won Super Bowl XXXIV when the franchise was based in St. Louis. The Rams captured two NFL Championships prior to the AFL-NFL merger in 1945 and 1951.