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Florida teen starts petition to move Super Bowl LVI to Saturday

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Fireworks go off during the halftime show at the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs’, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

A Florida teenager has started a petition to move Super Bowl LVI to a Saturday.

18-year-old Frank Ruggeri told NewsNation’s “Morning in America” that he created the petition on Change.org because of the millions of people who will miss work the day after the Super Bowl.

The Super Bowl traditionally plays on a Sunday but Ruggeri said he wishes it’ll change to Saturday.

The petition states that the NFL will stand to make more money staging its championship game on a Saturday because more people will be able to watch and attend the game. It also suggests that more children will be able to watch the game, which kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on the East Coast.

This year’s Super Bowl takes place Feb. 13 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.

Ruggeri’s petition had garnered more than 84,000 signatures as of Friday morning.