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Super Bowl: New England Patriots pull off jaw-dropping comeback to beat Atlanta Falcons


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Super Bowl: New England Patriots pull off jaw-dropping comeback to beat Atlanta Falcons

The New England Patriots have beaten the Atlanta Falcons in the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history.

The Patriots managed to push the game into overtime, a first for the championship’s final.

Trailing the Falcons by 25 points, with just over two minutes left in the third quarter the Patriots went on to win 34-28.

Quarterback Tom Brady, also took a slice of the record books, the victory gave him a fifth Super Bowl title.

Tom Brady speaking after the win, said “We overcame a lot of things and it’s all worth it.”

Ahead the match his family, including his wife Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen showed their support.

As Tech giants banded together to file a legal brief against the US president’s temporary immigration ban, Donald Trump relished his first Super Bowl as president, tweeting his own anthem “Enjoy the Super Bowl and then we continue ‘Make America Great Again”. Trump’s friendship with star quarterback Tom Brady also caused controversy over the match.

For all those who supported the Patriots but disagreed with Tom Brady’s ties to Trump, the hashtag #AGoodGame offered a way to watch without political guilt.

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