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The faces of Super Bowl's super fans

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Football fan Michael Hopson is dressed as "Super Fan" as he walks in Super Bowl Village on Feb. 3 in Indianapolis, Ind. The New England Patriots are scheduled to face the New York Giants in NFL football Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5.

Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, Ind. is still days away, but according to estimates, more than 150,000 fans visited the Super Bowl Village, one of the city's signature events on Thursday. And the crowds are continuing to grow.

The New England Patriots and the New York Giants kick off at 6:30 p.m. Eastern, on Sunday Feb. 5 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Live coverage will begin on nbcsports.com at 2:30 p.m.

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Football fan Mary Steinkraus from Wisconsin walks around the Super Bowl XLVI NFL Experience outside the Indiana Convention Center on Feb. 3 in Indianapolis. The New England Patriots will play the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday Feb. 5 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Bianca Jacobs of Indianapolis poses with the Vince Lombardi Trophy at the NFL Experience during Super Bowl festivities on Feb. 3, in Indianapolis.

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Fans interact with a traffic police officer near the Super Bowl XLVI NFL Experience at the Indiana Convention Center on Feb. 3 in Indianapolis.

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A young fan runs through an NFL simulation tunnel at the Super Bowl XLVI NFL Experience at the Indiana Convention Center on Feb. 3 in Indianapolis.

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Fans ride on a zip line in downtown Indianapolis Feb. 3, ahead of the Sunday's Super Bowl.

TODAY's Matt Lauer says that Al Roker is a "zip-lining expert" after he zoomed through downtown Indianapolis, the site of Sunday's Super Bowl game.