New England fans flood onto the streets of Boston to celebrate the Patriots come-from-behind victory over the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28, in Super Bowl LI.
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 5, 2017) (NBC-Broadcast) – The New England Patriots stormed back from a 25-point deficit to win their fifth Super Bowl with a stunning 34-28 overtime win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday (February 5) in the National Football League’s championship game.
The Patriots, who seemed to have nothing go their way all night, came alive with a 19-point fourth quarter to force overtime where they put the finishing touches on their record comeback when James White scored on a two-yard run.
With the win, Tom Brady becomes the first quarterback to win five Super Bowl championships and, at 39, the second oldest at his position to win the NFL’s biggest prize.
Brady was also named the Super Bowl’s most valuable player for the fourth time in his illustrious career while the Atlanta Falcons were denied a maiden NFL title.
The win sent Patriots fans out into the streets of Boston to celebrate. News cameras caught images of supporters hugging and cheering and gathering on the Boston Common in raucous celebration.