Super Bowl memorable moments: Janet Jackson bares all, Beyonce turns out Superdome lights and Tom Brady leads greatest comeback ever

THE largest recreation in US sport has seen loads of unimaginable moments and unbelievable drama through the years – and not simply on the sector.

Forward of Super Bowl fifty two between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis, we glance again at some memorable moments from America's favorite occasion.

 Jay Ajayi and the Philadelphia Eagles will take on the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl

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Jay Ajayi and the Philadelphia Eagles will tackle the New England Patriots within the Super Bowl
 New England Patriots reached the Super Bowl once again this year

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New England Patriots reached the Super Bowl as soon as once more this yr

New England Patriots 28 Seattle Seahawks 24 – Glendale, 2015

Katy Perry headlined the half-time present on the College of Phoenix Stadium, and for probably the most half it went properly.

The celebrity herself was fairly flawless, however certainly one of her again-up dancers didn't appear to know what they have been doing.

I say again-up dancers, however it was truly a shark. One of many two sharks dancing together with her had all of the fallacious strikes and turned an web sensation.

 One of the back-up dancing sharks stole the show from Katy Perry at Super Bowl 49 in Arizona

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One of many again-up dancing sharks stole the present from Katy Perry at Super Bowl forty nine in Arizona

New England Patriots 32 Carolina Panthers 29 – Houston, 2004

The Patriots gained their second Super Bowl in three seasons in what was probably the greatest video games in current reminiscence.

However the 2004 Super Bowl is remembered for a hilarious half-time present second, the place Janet Jackson’s breast was uncovered to the world.

Performing with Justin Timberlake, Jackson seemed embarrassed throughout what was described as a “wardrobe malfunction”.

The Federal Communications Fee acquired over 200,000 complaints. Broadcasters CBS tried to chop away from the incident, however have been fined $550,000 (£450,000).

Many have been left questioning whether or not the incident was a publicity stunt. In any case, Timberlake was singing the lyrics “gonna have you ever bare by the top of this music”.

Justin Timberlake returns to the Super Bowl halftime present this yr and is the headline act.

 Janet Jackson suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction during her half-time show performance

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Janet Jackson suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction throughout her half-time present efficiency

New York Jets sixteen Baltimore Colts 7 – Miami, 1969

It was simply the third Championship Recreation within the AFL-NFL merger, and the primary to be referred to as the Super Bowl.

The Colts have been anticipated to brush apart the Jets and proceed the NFL’s dominance over the upstart AFL league.

Jets quarterback Joe Namath noticed it in another way although.

Namath assured a victory for the heavy underdogs, and they duly delivered the most important upset within the historical past of the game.

 Joe Namath guaranteed victory for the New York Jets over the much fancied Baltimore Colts and delivered on his promise

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Joe Namath assured victory for the New York Jets over the a lot fancied Baltimore Colts and delivered on his promise
 Namath hugs his dad in celebration after a major upset

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Namath hugs his dad in celebration after a serious upset

New York Giants 20 Buffalo Payments 19 – Tampa, 1991

Oh what might have been for the Buffalo Payments.

For 4 straight years originally of the Nineteen Nineties they reached the Super Bowl, however have been by no means capable of return to western New York victorious.

Within the first of these 4 visits to the championship recreation in Tampa, Scott Norwood was confronted with a forty seven-yard subject objective to kick his staff to a 22-20 victory however missed large to the best.

Payments followers are in all probability probably the most tortured within the NFL. Their staff has missed the playoffs 17 seasons in a row, the longest drought within the league. Norwood has stored a low profile ever since.

 Scott Norwood hooks his chance to win the Super Bowl wide

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Scott Norwood hooks his probability to win the Super Bowl vast
 Norwood watches as his kick sails wide, and he has been keeping a low profile ever since

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Norwood watches as his kick sails extensive, and he has been maintaining a low profile ever since

New England Patriots 28 Seattle Seahawks 24 – Glendale, 2015

Brady and Co have been starting to get used to heartbreak.

Having misplaced their earlier two Super Bowls, considered one of them on the similar stadium in Glendale, Arizona, they seemed to be heading for an additional slender defeat in 2015.

Seattle had the ball on the Patriots one-yard line, and have been on the verge of sealing again-to-again titles once they made an enormous play-calling error.

As an alternative of hand the ball to highly effective operating again Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson threw the ball and unknown rookie Malcolm Butler turned a hero in a single day in New England, intercepting on the objective line.

Brady jumped for pleasure like a toddler on the sideline as he collected his fourth Super Bowl ring.

This was in all probability the most effective ever Super Bowl end – till they bettered it the next season…

 Malcolm Butler makes an interception at the goal line to win the Super Bowl for the Patriots

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Malcolm Butler makes an interception on the objective line to win the Super Bowl for the Patriots
 Butler became a celebrity overnight, and celebrated his moment of magic in Las Vegas

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Butler turned a star in a single day, and celebrated his second of magic in Las Vegas

Baltimore Ravens 34 San Francisco 49ers 31 – New Orleans, 2013

The Super Bowl returned to New Orleans for the tenth time in a recreation that had every part.

The Ravens jumped out to an enormous lead, have been pegged again by the 49ers and then gained it late.

Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh gained the household bragging rights as he beat his brother, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh.

However the Superdome was plunged into darkness firstly of the third quarter with an influence minimize holding up play for nearly 35 minutes.

Perhaps Beyonce was responsible after her electrifying half-time present.

 Beyonce put on an electrifying performance at the Super Bowl in New Orleans

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Beyonce placed on an electrifying efficiency on the Super Bowl in New Orleans
 Half of the Superdome was plunged into darkness for 35 minutes

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Half of the Superdome was plunged into darkness for 35 minutes

New York Giants 17 New England Patriots 14 – Glendale, 2008

This was anticipated to be straightforward for Brady and his Patriots.

It was his fourth Super Bowl having gained the earlier three, and New England have been on for an ideal season having gained all sixteen common-season video games earlier than breezing via the playoffs.

And it was all wanting good, till in all probability one of the best catch ever seen within the NFL.

Eli Manning marshalled an eighty three-yard drive to provide the Giants the lead, the spotlight of which noticed him by some means escape strain from the New England defence and heave the ball 32 yards to David Tyree, who managed the ball on his helmet and maintained possession as he fell to the bottom.

No one might fairly consider how he caught the ball, least of all of the Patriots who tasted a uncommon however painful defeat.

 David Tyree makes a stunning catch for the Giants against the Patriots

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David Tyree makes a shocking catch for the Giants towards the Patriots
 Tyree clamped the ball against his helmet as he fell backwards and just managed to keep it off the ground in one of the best catches ever seen

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Tyree clamped the ball towards his helmet as he fell backwards and simply managed to maintain it off the bottom in probably the greatest catches ever seen

New England Patriots 34 Atlanta Falcons 28 (OT) – Houston, 2017

New England final yr pulled off the greatest comeback in US sport historical past towards the Atlanta Falcons at NRG Stadium in Houston.

Trailing by 25 factors within the third quarter, Tom Brady and Co roared again to pressure additional time at 28-28 earlier than James White scored the profitable landing.

No staff had overturned greater than a ten-level deficit within the Super Bowl earlier than then and Brady gained the Vince Lombardi Trophy for an unimaginable fifth time.

 Brady won his fifth Super Bowl after an epic win over the Atlanta Falcons in Houston

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Brady gained his fifth Super Bowl after an epic win over the Atlanta Falcons in Houston

THE largest recreation in US sport has seen loads of unimaginable moments and unbelievable drama through the years – and not simply on the sector.

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