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Philadelphia Eagles Win the Superbowl!

On Sunday, February 4th the Philadelphia Eagles played the New England Patriots in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Philadelphia Eagles were perceived as the underdogs compared to the ever so unstoppable New England Patriots. However, to the delight of all Philadelphia fans, the Eagles beat the Patriots 41-33. The weather was frigid but the excitement and suspense during the game brought some warmth to the stadium. There were many pivotal moments to the game but one of the ultimate was the “philadelphia special” where Nick Foles went in for a touchdown. Nick Foles was on fire during the superbowl. He should have taken his luck to Bitstarz Bonus Code 2018.

 

Leading up to the game

 

Both the Eagles and the Patriots went through a lot this season. The New England Patriots had a record of 13 wins and 3 loses making them the AFC champs. This marks the 10th Super Bowl appearance for the franchise, eighth of which have come since 2001. That means the Feb. 4 matchup at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota will be Tom Brady’s eighth Super Bowl appearance. The Philadelphia Eagles had a record of 13 wins and 3 loses which made the NFC champs. Carson Wentz, the Eagles first string quarterback had an ACL tear during the season which caused backup quarterback Nick Foles to step it up. In their history, the Eagles have appeared in the Super Bowl three times, losing in their first two appearances but winning the third, in 2018.

 

Superbowl Entertainment

 

Popstar Pink opened the evening with her rendition of the star spangled banner. She did amazing even though reports said she was suffering from the flu up to the performance. Viewers could even see her take out a throat lozenge out seconds before the start of the song.

 

The oh so famous Justin Timberlake took the stage to perform at halftime. As always, he provided an amazing performance for all the viewers. It was filled with both new and old songs and of course a lot of dancing. Even a lucky boy getting to snap a superbowl selfie with the superstar.

 

Parade

 

On Thursday, February, 8th the city of Philadelphia will host their superbowl parade to celebrate the Eagles Victory. There is a lot of hype leading up to the event. People are expecting up to 3 million attendees. The public transportation system is on special schedules and high alert for large occupancy. The weather is expected to be very cold and the infamous rowdy Eagles fans are expected to be at their prime.

 

Overall the Superbowl was an exciting event for all viewers. The win was especially meaningful and historical to Philadelphia Eagles fans.