Brits keep up by means of the night time to observe the Super Bowl
- Kansas City was down ten factors to San Francisco early within the sport however discovered a manner again into the competition
Victorious Travis Kelce was seen taking swigs from gold bottles of champagne and main the gang in a refrain of ‘We Are the Champions’ after celebrating the Kansas City Chiefs jaw-dropping Super Bowl victory final night time.
The soccer star alongside along with his girlfriend Taylor Swift led celebrities down the Las Vegas Strip for an enormous afterparty after the group scored the ultimate landing moments earlier than the sport completed.
The soccer star jumped round as champagne was sprayed over the group, whereas his teammate hoisted the Lombardi Trophy up within the air.
Fans had been saved on the fringe of their seat all through the dramatic NFL sport with Swift nervously chug beer from the stands.
The Grammy winner held her breath as she watched the ultimate nerve-shredding levels of the sport, together with her beau’s group the Chiefs successful over the San Francisco 49ers 25-22 in Sin City with seconds to go – sending her into wild celebrations.
America’s hottest couple had been then seen kissing in entrance of tens of millions of crowds with Swift even showing tearful as they embraced.
But the night time was stuffed with twists and turns that saved spectators on the sting of their seats. Shortly earlier than half-time the Chiefs had been trailing the opposition prompting an outburst from Kelce.
He screamed within the face of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and practically knocked the 65-year-old off his ft earlier than being hauled away.
It was surprising and threatened to turn into the defining picture of an evening when Kansas City unravelled and spurned an opportunity to make historical past.
The tense sport unfolded in entrance of a star-studded crowd with American rapper Jay-Z took photos of his daughters Blue Ivy and Rumi on the pitch earlier than the sport kicked off and he took his seat beside spouse Beyonce.
Justin Bieber, who had been rumoured to look as a visitor singer throughout the half-time present, and his mannequin spouse Hailey had been filmed dancing throughout Usher‘s efficiency, whereas Leonardo DiCaprio, Lady Gaga and Lana Del Ray additionally loved the time out. Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney noticed chatting away in Swift’s £1.6million suite.
Taylor Swift appeared nearly in tears as she watched the Chiefs win over the San Francisco 49ers 25-22 in Sin City earlier than sharing a number of kisses together with her boyfriend Travis Kelce
He was additionally seen getting introducd to Travis Kelce’s brother, Philadelphia Eagles middle Jason Kelce (purple and yellow overalls) within the suite
Fans marveled at Usher and Alicia Keys efficiency throughout the Super Bowl’s half-time present
Patrick Mahomes discovered Mecole Hardman open for a landing in OT to win a 3rd Super Bowl in 5 seasons for the Chiefs
Taylor Swift and her mates celebrated alongside Donna Kelce and the remainder of the Kelce household at Allegiant Stadium
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid celebrates after successful his third Super Bowl with the group
Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney was seen in full of life dialog with singer Taylor Swift as he sat in her £1.6millon suite as they watched the Kansas City Chiefs victory
Patrick Mahomes and Mecole Hardman celebrated with the opposite members of the Chiefs in the long run zone after the landing
Mahomes completed the night time with 333 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in a robust efficiency
That’s left the San Francisco 49ers on the quick finish of the stick having misplaced two straight Super Bowls – each to Kansas City
After a really gradual begin to the sport, Travis Kelce completed with essentially the most catches and led the group with 93 catching yards
Amid the gang of individuals, Mahomes and Kelce discovered one another and celebrated with a hug on the sphere
Kansas City head coach Andy Reid and quarterback Patrick Mahomes maintain aloft the Lombardi Trophy
As the ceremony started, Taylor Swift made her manner down onto the sphere and watched as confetti rained down on her
She ultimately discovered her man and in a young second, they embraced and kissed as Travis earned his third Super Bowl ring
Brits stayed up all by means of the night time to observe the Super Bowl on TV. They reveled within the performances from R&B legend Usher and Alicia Keys throughout the half-time present
Swift (middle) launched Paul McCartney (left) to Travis Kelce’s dad Ed Kelce (proper) inside a VIP suite on the Super Bowl on Sunday
Cameras picked up a couple of phrases shared between America’s hottest celeb couple, with Kelce asking pop sensation Taylor ‘was it electrical?’ earlier than she gushed ‘It was unbelievable. One of the craziest issues I’ve ever skilled.’
Kelce later bought up onto the stage as he sung a rendition of Viva Las Vegas into the microphone earlier than screaming ‘you gotta combat for you proper to occasion’, making the gang go wild.
He then went on to sing his conventional ‘Fight For You Right’ line, earlier than insisting that the Chiefs shall be doing all they will to seal a three-peat this time subsequent yr.
Speaking on stage, he informed the followers: ‘We get an opportunity to do it 3 times in a row… I’ll see y’all subsequent yr.’
Kelce then went on to sing his conventional ‘Fight For You Right’ line, earlier than insisting that the Chiefs shall be doing all they will to seal a three-peat this time subsequent yr.
After stepping off the stage, Kelce ran straight into the arms of Swift and the pair shared a loving reunion. Many joked that it was Swift who helped them win the Super Bowl this yr, together with Hillary Clinton.
The former Presidential candidate wrote on X: ‘Congratulation’s to Taylor’s boyfriend – and the entire Kansas City Chiefs group.’
In response one man mentioned: ‘Hey Bill’s spouse did you benefit from the sport?’ While one other added: ‘He has a reputation.’
Last night time’s win marks the third time the Chiefs, led by Patrick Mahomes, have gained the Super Bowl in 5 years.
Mahomes led his group to a 25-22 victory in Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas, accumulating his third ring, after he threw the match-winning landing to Mecole Hardman Jr in time beyond regulation. After the sport he thanked his coach who he mentioned ‘is aware of when to name these performs on the proper time’.
The soccer star mentioned: ‘He’s among the finest coaches of all time, I consider he’s the perfect coach of all time.
‘I do know he did not have the trophies but, and I’ve lots of respect for a few of these nice coaches, however the way in which he is ready to navigate each single group he has, proceed to have success irrespective of the place he’s at.
‘For me, he brings out the perfect in me as a result of he lets me be me. He does not attempt to make me anybody else, I do not assume I’d be the quarterback that I’m if I did not have coach Reid being my head coach.’
Down 19-16 with lower than two minutes left, the quarterback took the sport into his personal fingers and led his group downfield to provide kicker Harrison Butker an opportunity at a 29-yard area purpose with simply six seconds left, which he transformed, sending the sport to time beyond regulation.
The 28-year-old continued to dominate the large moments in time beyond regulation, working the ball on fourth all the way down to preserve the sport alive and provides his group a set of recent downs. He completed with 333-passing yards and two touchdowns, together with the game-winner.
The last-minute win had crowds on the sting of their seats – together with Swift who was pictured watching the sport intensely throughout the closing moments.
Travis Kelce had a second of insanity as he screamed at his coach Andy Reid within the second quarter of the Super Bowl
Kelce’s girlfriend Taylor Swift had raced again from Japan for the sport however the Chiefs made an underwhelming begin
Jake Moody scored a 55-yard kick to interrupt the impasse and put the 49ers forward – then the longest in Super Bowl historical past
San Francisco had a trick up their sleeves with a double go arrange resulting in WR Jauan Jennings throwing the ball
He discovered a large open Christian McCaffrey – who scampered to the home for a landing to take a 10-0 lead
Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker was capable of get some factors on the board giving us a 10-3 rating at halftime
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay was seen on the sport alongside actress Minka Kelly and singer Dan Reynolds
Ramsay shared pictures of himself on the sport on his social media
The 34-year-old star had flown again from Japan simply hours earlier than the place she had been enjoying 4 exhibits on the Tokyo Dome as a part of her Eras tour.
Fans had been frightened that Swift wouldn’t be capable of make the sport due to her hectic live performance schedule however she managed to fly in earlier than heading to Melbourne, Australia, to proceed the tour.
Swift arrived on the Allegiant Stadium carrying an all-black outfit with a purple jacket draped over her shoulder, alongside actress Blake Lively, rapper Ice Spice and her mom Andrea Swift.
The Shake It Off singer was seen speaking to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, whereas Kelce’s mom Donna was additionally sitting within the field and his brother Jason opted for Chiefs-themed overalls.
US actor and long-time Kansas City Chiefs fan Paul Rudd appeared on the sphere sporting a moustache, alongside his teenage son Jack Rudd, whereas singer Luke Combs, actor Mark Wahlberg and basketball gamers LeBron James and Shaquille O’Neal additionally appeared.
Mahomes’ spouse Brittany was pictured on the sport alongside their younger daughter and son, whereas US singers Gwen Stefani, Lady Gaga and Lana Del Rey additionally made an look.
Later within the sport, Moody’s report was damaged by Harrison Butker, who kicked a 57-yard area purpose within the third quarter
The 34-year-old Kelce, one of many star males for the Chiefs, had first appeared cool and composed throughout the heat ups
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (middle) offers a late Kansas City group speak with Kelce stood alongside him
Usher took over Allegiant Stadium for his halftime present and it was vastly standard with the gang in Las Vegas
(L to R) Other performers who took half in Usher’s present included musician H.E.R., rapper Lil Jon, and Hip-Hop star Ludacris
Swift was seen having a chat with fellow singer Lana Del Rey throughout a quieter second at Allegiant Stadium
Rapper and musician Jay-Z was additionally in attendance watching on as the sport unfolded beneath him
The Niners struggled to provide offensively all through the third quarter – with three straight punts stalling them
A serious turning level sport when Ray-Ray McCloud (3) was unable to get better a muffed punt – turning the ball again to KC
Receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling was capable of convert the Niners’ mistake right into a landing to take the lead
San Francisco instantly returned the favor with a landing go to Jauan Jennings to take a three-point lead
Many joked that it was Swift who helped them win the Super Bowl this yr, together with Hillary Clinton. The former Presidential candidate wrote on X: ‘Congratulation’s to Taylor’s boyfriend – and the entire Kansas City Chiefs group.’
Before the sport kicked off, the digital camera panned to Swift and Lively who had been hugging and swaying alongside as US rapper and singer Post Malone carried out America The Beautiful.
Country singer Reba McEntire additionally carried out the US nationwide anthem, whereas Andra Day delivered an emotional rendition of Lift Every Voice And Sing.
Swift’s romance with Kelce has been credited with producing higher world curiosity within the sport, notably amongst girls.
Last month, images of the couple kissing went viral as Swift celebrated on the sphere after the Chiefs triumphed over the Baltimore Ravens 17-10 on the MT Bank Stadium in Baltimore to succeed in the Super Bowl
All night time, Mahomes was hounded by San Francisco’s highly effective go rush – however he was capable of battle by means of it for essentially the most half
A closing drive to attempt to win it in regulation fell simply wanting success with an incomplete go to Travis Kelce with seconds left
The kickers did their jobs on the finish of the sport – with Butker kicking twice and Moody changing as soon as to seal time beyond regulation
In OT, the Niners gained the coin toss and elected to obtain the ball to start out the additional interval
This miraculous catch by full again Kyle Juszczyk did not produce the mandatory factors to stave off elimination: solely a area purpose
The sport ended on a 13 play, 75 yard drive with Mahomes discovering Hardman and the Chiefs etching their names into historical past
Speaking after the sport star quarter again Mahomes mentioned he’ll have a good time after which ‘do no matter I can to be again on this sport subsequent yr’. I believe Tom (Brady) mentioned it greatest, when you win that championship and you’ve got these parades and also you get these rings, you are not the champ anymore.’
Chiefs coach Andy Reid mentioned going back-to-back was ‘surreal’. ‘I bought requested so many instances it’s a dynasty? I do not know what a dynasty is,’ he mentioned.
‘But it is an incredible win as a result of I do know laborious it’s to do, after which how laborious the season was, the ups and downs of the season, and the way proud I’m of the blokes for hanging with one another, staying constructive with one another. They’re passionate gamers and I really like that.’
San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan mentioned the group is ‘hurting’.
‘If I’m going to lose with a bunch of men, I’d do it with these guys anytime and we’ll take a while, we’ll recover from this and are available again subsequent yr able to go.
‘That was the hardest defence we have now been in opposition to this yr, we knew it going into the sport, that may be a good group. We had our probabilities and wanted to attain a few touchdowns and we did not however I used to be proud of (quarterback) Brock (Purdy).’