It was a contest for the ages as the Philadelphia Eagles won their first ever Super Bowl after they defeated the New England Patriots after a nail-biting 41-33 success.
A fourth-quarter Zach Ertz touchdown and a field goal in the closing stages ensured that the Eagles took the Lombardi Trophy to Philadelphia the first time ever.
In a clash that went over and back, the Eagles held firm in defence to take the most prestigious title in US sports home after an epic win over Tom Brady and the Patriots.
In a contest where the offences on both sides were on top from the off, the Eagles, led by Nick Foles won the title after a display for the ages.
In an epic contest in Minnesota’s US Bank Stadium, it was a historic performance from Foles to ensure the victory over the fancied Patriots outfit.
With the game in the balance in the closing stages, Ertz’s six-pointer – awarded after a lengthy review – gave the underdog Eagles the crucial lead late on.
With time running out, the Eagles’ defence held firm – as Doug Pederson’s men held firm for the historic victory.