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The Kansas City Chiefs were crowned Super Bowl LVII champions on Sunday as they edged out the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in a thrilling back-and-forth affair. It was an offensive showcase from both teams, with Patrick Mahomes leading his Chiefs to their third-ever Super Bowl victory and second in the Mahomes era.
After a frenetic start to the game, it was tight until Harrison Butker’s 27-yard field goal gave the Chiefs a three-point lead with just eight seconds left on the clock. His kick sealed their second championship in five years and capped off one of the most exciting Super Bowls in recent memory.
Patrick Mahomes’ legacy
The victory marks yet another milestone for Mahomes, who cemented himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL with his outstanding performance. The Kansas City Chiefs have cemented their place as one of the top teams in the league for years to come, thanks in part to Mahomes and this Super Bowl win.
Mahomes’ performance earned him rave reviews from teammates, coaches, and fans alike. On stage during the postgame celebration, Mahomes shouted, “It took everybody to win the games. We’re Super Bowl champs, baby!” Chiefs’ head coach Andy Reid echoed this sentiment when commenting on Mahomes’ MVP status during the Super Bowl LVII press conference:
“He’s the MVP. That’s all that needs to be said: MVP.”
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