NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With Super Bowl coming XLVIII coming to MetLife Stadium next month, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has issued a series of commemorative MetroCards in the New York City subway system.

In conjunction with the New York/New Jersey Super Bowl Host Committee, the MetroCards have been on sale at about 400 subway stations. There are four card designs, each with a unique front, and a message on the back reading, “Together, the National Football League and the New York/New Jersey Super Bowl Host Committee are bringing the greatest game to the greatest region.”

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The MTA began distributing the commemorative MetroCards at random this week. A total of 1 million cards were printed, with equal numbers of each version.

The cards were designed and purchased by the Super Bowl Host Committee.

Getting one of the cards from a vending machine is just a matter of random chance, the MTA said.

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“The cards are added to an existing supply of standard MetroCards, so there is no guarantee that purchasing there will result in the acquisition of a card featuring the Super Bowl design,” MTA spokesman David Ortiz told 1010 WINS.

The commemorative MetroCards will be distributed through Feb. 3.

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