Because only the upper strata of American society understand Roman Numerals. Football is a way for the bourgeoisie to placate the workers both through a spectator sport on a mass scale but, more importantly, give them dreams of suddenly becoming highly wealthy due to proletarian physical activity (as opposed to bourgeois managerial work, petit-bourgeois professionalism, or capital speculation). Roman numerals are a way of the bourgeoisie to in effect maintain a psychological monopoly over the sport. It fits into the system of tacit social alienation interwoven in all bourgeois societies, though this is a specific form fit to objective national conditions (because Americans don't understand Roman numerals)
MY ANCESTORS ARE SMILING AT ME, IMPERIAL! CAN YOU SAY THE SAME?!
>calling somebody a monkey
>for a right statement
>to defend a sport event which is mostly played by monkeys
People google how to read roman numerals every super bowl
>The Roman numerals were adopted to clarify any confusion that may occur because the NFL Championship Game — the Super Bowl — is played in the year following a chronologically recorded season. That makes sense. We just got done with the 2014 season and are playing the Super Bowl in 2015.
Mad Hayne got BTFO?
The reason Americans go so assblasted by this is because It's true in at least some respects
The only reason they use Roman Numerals is too seem exotic and unique