Mercedes-Benz deleted a tweet bashing the 2019 Super Bowl, which was played in a stadium the company is paying $324 million to name

  • Mercedes-Benz has deleted a tweet criticising this year’s Super Bowl.
  • “If this game weren’t in my stadium, I would have driven away by now. #AClassRealTalk #SB53” the tweet said.
  • “There was some negative reaction to the tweet and we didn’t want that to derail what was otherwise collegial and positive interplay,” a Mercedes-Benz representative told Business Insider.

Mercedes-Benz has deleted a tweet criticising this year’s Super Bowl.

“If this game weren’t in my stadium, I would have driven away by now. #AClassRealTalk #SB53” the tweet said. The tweet was posted by the Mercedes-Benz USA account and has since been deleted.

“There was some negative reaction to the tweet and we didn’t want that to derail what was otherwise collegial and positive interplay,” a Mercedes-Benz representative told Business Insider.


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This year’s Super Bowl was played in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which has served as the home of the Atlanta Falcons since 2017. Mercedes-Benz is paying $US324 million over 27 years for naming rights to the stadium.

The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams in this year’s Super Bowl by a score of 13-3. The game featured the fewest total points in Super Bowl history and was the third-lowest-scoring game from this NFL season, an anomaly in a season characterised by innovative, high-scoring offenses.

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