It was only a matter of time before Super Bowl LIV’s infamous sleeping fan was named and shamed.
Images of the man seen fast asleep in the first quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs’ epic come-from-behind win over the San Francisco 49ers saw the fan hit the headlines around the world.
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The first quarter siesta has been described as the 'world's most expensive nap,' courtesy of the fact that tickets to the NFL's showpiece event were selling for upwards of US $5000.
As first reported by the New York Post, the Super Bowl nap-taker turned out to be Declan Kelly, chairman and CEO of consulting firm Teneo.
He co-founded the firm with Doug Band who was a former top aide to President Bill Clinton.
Kelly still has close ties to the Clintons and their non-profit, the Clinton Foundation.
“Declan is a trusted advisor to several of the world’s leading CEOs and corporations,” according to Kelly’s biography on Teneo’s website.
The businessman will have a tough time living down his exorbitantly expensive sleep, but as the saying goes, money can’t buy peace of mind.
Earlier this week, the average price for a Super Bowl ticket on StubHub was US$6,414, while the cheapest ticket was being sold for $4,975.
That’s the equivalent of about $9570 and $7400 in Australian money.
Twitter absolutely roasted Kelly, with many pointing out his likeness to Andrew Bernard from NBC's TV series "The Office," played by Ed Helms.
Is that Andy Bernard— Matt Sommer (@Msommer524) February 3, 2020
Super Bowl is the perfect place to grab a quick nap pic.twitter.com/sfsL4b7Ay6— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) February 3, 2020
This is Declan Kelly of Teneo taking the world’s most expensive nap, according to sources. https://t.co/MWYudMu7H3— Amy Chozick (@amychozick) February 3, 2020
Should be banned for life from attending any NFL game— GetPayPerHead (@GetPayPerHead) February 3, 2020
Buy this expensive ticket just to go sle.... pic.twitter.com/4yMpBeizgM— 🇬🇾 & 🇬🇭 (@Scony__) February 3, 2020
Insane cost of food and drink at Super Bowl
As well as the absurd cost of tickets, fans also had to shell out some serious cash for concessions.
No one goes into the Super Bowl expecting to get a bargain on food, but some of the food items for sale in Miami on Sunday still managed to boggle the mind.
Before the 49ers and Chiefs clash, some noticed just what prices that Hard Rock Stadium was commanding for even the most simple of stadium food.
Starting off, how about US$15 for your basic popcorn (that’s $22 Aussie). Want to add a soda or beer? That’ll add up to a full US$30 (AU$45).
Super Bowl concessions prices pic.twitter.com/jJ1RcbTue1— Rachel Bachman (@Bachscore) February 2, 2020
At that point, just go for the burger and beer, if you’re into that.
Most underrated part of that menu: $3 (or $4.50) for a cup of cheese.
Things didn’t get much better at some of the stadium’s more exotic food options.
The award for most expensive menu item goes to crab claw cocktail, coming in at a whopping US$85 - which converts to AU$127.
There’s also a $34 cubano sausage, $25 glass of champagne and $12 basic hot dog ($50, $37, $18).
With Yahoo Sports US