Philadelphia fans seem to be missing out on a Super Bowl loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
After a historic upset season by the Eagles, they entered the biggest game of the season as favorites.
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At halftime it looked as if the City of Brotherly Love would celebrate the NFL Cup coming to their city as they held their 10-point lead.
But in the second half, the Chiefs stole the momentum and pulled away to win 38-35 thanks to a field goal in the final seconds.
Scenes in Philadelphia were wild before the game began as jubilant fans were filmed flipping a car.
But it was after the devastating loss when things took a turn for the worse as a heavy police presence was required across the city.
Freelance journalist Kim Kelly wrote: “Terrible feelings on Broad Street leading up to City Hall at the moment. Cops everywhere ordering everyone to disperse.”
“Hearing the word ‘dispersed’ over loudspeakers to fans on Broad Street right now,” wrote ABC reporter Annie McCormick.
Fans before the game release the accumulated energy by treating a car parked on the street like a box of matches and flipping it on its side.
YouTuber Marcel uploaded two videos to his social media account showing fans lighting rockets on a lamppost while another clip showed a noisy fan lying on the hood of a police car that was backing away from the crowd.
The Chiefs’ victory was shrouded in controversy after a questionable call from the officiating crew in the final two minutes.
Mahomes lofted the ball to the back of the end zone on a third-and-eight play, only for the flag to be thrown onto the field.
Officials called a punishing penalty for Eagles fullback James Bradbury on Chiefs guard Jojo Smith-Schuster as he started his way.
Fans were left to see the red after the penalty kick, which effectively ended the contest as the two leaders ran the clock with sliding running back Gerrick McKinnon touchdown by one yard.
Replays showed that Bradbury had barely made any contact with Smith-Schuster as many criticized the crew responsible for ruining what could have been an all-time classic.
LeBron James wrote, “His hand on his back had no bearing on his path! This game was so good that in the end this call dictated the outcome. Damn! I don’t have a horse in the race, by the way. Just my professional opinion.”
Ranger Bill Simmons wrote: “Of course. Of course the season would have been decided on a bad call. Of course. Of course. Of course.”
Skip Baylis of Fox Sports added, “I hate that such a great game was decided by a really bad cheap call. Let the guys decide a game like that. Just gross.”
Canadian professor Emmett MacFarlane wrote: “A pathetic hanging call to decide the game over there, the NFL.”
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