Legendary show in Vegas. The Kansas City Chiefs won their second straight Super Bowl title. “Is awesome!” | Photo

The Kansas City Chiefs defended their title and won their second consecutive Super Bowl 2024 title in an electrifying overtime showdown with the San Francisco 49ers 25-22.

The Kansas City Chiefs team, led by the star Patrick Mahomes, won this year’s edition of the Super Bowl, the grand final of the professional American Football League (NFL), in which they defeated with a score of 25-22, after overtime, the formation San Francisco 46ers Sunday at Las Vegas.

Patrick Mahomes got his hands on the third title of his career. The athlete led a super comeback on the NFL’s biggest stage.

Mahomes threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Mecole Hardman in overtime, and the Chiefs rallied to beat the San Francisco 49ers, 25-22, to become the NFL’s ninth repeat Super Bowl champion.

The Chiefs thus captured their third title in five years, a run that places them among the biggest franchises in the league.

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On the ground, the NFL grand final, organized for the first time in Las Vegas, offered intense suspense, ending with the victory of the Chiefs players, the third in five years, after those of 2020, also against the San Francisco 49ers, and 2023. It is the first time a franchise has managed to retain the trophy in the Super Bowl since the New England Patriots in 2004.

The famous quarterback Patrick Mahomes (28 years old), the great architect of his team’s comeback in the middle of the finals, thus won his third title, accompanied by the third distinction of MVP (Most Valuable Player).

Previously, only four players – Tom Brady, Terry Bradshaw, Troy Aikman and Joe Montana – lifted the Vince Lombardi Trophy at least three times.

Trailing 10-3 at halftime, the Kansas City Chiefs came back and tied the score with three seconds left in regulation on Harrison Butker’s kick.

In overtime, the 49ers players took control after a three-point shot, but the Chiefs responded with a winning touchdown (6 points) by Mecole Hardman, perfectly found by Patrick Mahomes, exceptional at the end of the game.

“This game perfectly represents our season. We held on thanks to our defense, before making some good offensive choices in the decisive moments. I’m proud of us because we kept believing (in victory)”Mahomes said.

The Super Bowl is the most important sports event in North America and has attracted many stars to the stands of Allegiant Stadium (65,000 seats), led by the basketball player LeBron James and the singers Beyonce and Taylor Swift, the latter being the partner of one of the Kansas players City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, who he warmly congratulated on the turf at the end of the game.

The Super Bowl halftime show, which enjoys a large audience every year, was supported by the crooner Usher, who performed his best-known songs, with impressive choreography and especially benefiting from the complicity of singer Alicia Keys.

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