SPORT – A victory at the end of the suspense… and a breathtaking extension. The Kansas City Chiefs won 25-22 against the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday, February 11 in Las Vegas, to the delight of , present in the stands.
” Amazing “whispered the pop star in the ear of , victorious, between two embraces under the eye of the cameras on the lawn after the meeting.
With a golden necklace around her neck marked with her boyfriend’s number 87, the singer attracted attention in the stands, notably downing a beer at full speed. With her romance, she has shifted the NFL, already all-powerful, into another dimension for several months, thanks to her phenomenal notoriety.
On the pitch, the NFL grand final, organized for the first time in Las Vegas, offered intense suspense, for a victory for the Chiefs, the third in five years after 2020 (already against the 49ers) and 2023. is the first time a franchise has retained its trophy since the New England Patriots in 2004.
3rd title for Patrick Mahomes
The 28-year-old star quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the great architect of his team’s return to the heart of the match, thus won his third title. This victory is so importanthe estimated. Despite our difficulties this season and during the play-offs, the guys never failed. » “We’re not done yet. We have a young team, we will continue to move forward”he added, when asked about the possible “ dynasty » nascent Chiefs.
The defenses instead took precedence over the attacks during an extremely close meeting, continued into overtime after a 19-19 tie at the end of four regulation quarters.
Travis Kelce recovers
The San Francisco 49ers struck first with three points at the foot of Jake Moody then a touchdown from Christian McCaffrey (11th minute of the 2nd quarter), who showed his burst of speed, the grandson of Dave Sime , Olympic vice-champion in the 100m at the Rome Olympic Games in 1960.
Trailing 10 to 3 at halftime, the Chiefs seemed tense, like Travis Kelce’s improbable shove on his coach Andy Reid, seeming frustrated by his low usage.
But Taylor Swift’s favorite recovered well afterwards: he helped his team get closer to the goal with a decisive action at the end of regulation time, then allowing the Chiefs to snatch the equalizer with a shot kick from Harrison Butker three seconds from time.
In overtime, the 49ers took control thanks to three points at the foot, but thus opened the door to the victorious touchdown (six points) from Mecole Hardman, perfectly found by Patrick Mahomes, exceptional at the end of the match.
Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Lana Del Rey…
“The game perfectly represents our season. We held on thanks to our defense, before making some good offensive choices at decisive moments. I’m proud of us for continuing to believe in it.”launched Patrick Mahomes.
Like Taylor Swift, other celebrities flocked to Las Vegas, among the 300,000 visitors of the weekend, and especially in the Allegiant Stadium (65,000 seats), such as the basketball player LeBron James, the singer Lana Del Rey or pop star Beyoncé, who released two new pieces during the meeting.
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