PHILADELPHIA nicely and really became the Metropolis of Brotherly Love as fans streamed on to the streets to celebrate their group's first ever Super Bowl victory.
The Eagles defeated the New England Patriots forty one-33 in Minnesota and it meant the group obtained their arms on the Vince Lombardi trophy for the first time.
And given Philadelphia's historical past of close to misses and sporting heartache, this was a victory to savour for the metropolis's die-onerous fans.
The truth is, the supporters are so fanatical, they’ve been recognized to violently flip on their personal group in the previous, not to mention anybody who will get behind the opposing workforce (notably if it's the Dallas Cowboys).
However after quarterback Nick Foles defeated the odds and threw them to victory in Minnesota, tens of thousands of inexperienced jerseys descended on Broad Road and close by avenues to share excessive fives, say cheers and scrawl "f*** Tom Brady" on to a garbage truck.
Some fans scaled the truck and sat on prime of it, whereas there have been stories elsewhere in the metropolis of cars being tipped over and one even set on hearth as scenes acquired a tad feisty.
One other man managed to get on prime of the entrance awning at the Ritz-Carlton and jumped off it, backwards – trusting he can be caught.
A lamppost was additionally torn down after round forty individuals managed to climb it.
Many donned masks of the iconic Philly eagle, whereas others have taken to sporting hilarious cartoon canine masks, to symbolise the group's underdog standing in most of their play-off video games.
Based on Slate, there have been reviews of assaults, a number of accidents and individuals placing themselves in harmful conditions whereas sitting on window ledges.
One policeman radioed: "A person jumped off the mild pole and landed on his head."
One other stated: "They only flipped a automotive over right here. Should you might get a medical response staff over right here, I'd drastically respect it."
In the meantime a 3rd requested for a SWAT workforce to be despatched, with individuals throwing bottles at cops, whereas one other witnessed a Christmas tree being set alight.
The Eagles' eight-level victory was all the extra exceptional given their first-selection quarterback Carson Wentz's season was wrecked after an ACL tear.
Wentz, 25, was dominated out for the relaxation of the season after choosing up the damage in the Eagles' win over the LA Rams, which means again-up Foles needed to step into the void.
And Foles didn’t disappoint, going above and past for a workforce that many thought can be knocked out in the first spherical of the play-offs.
There have been additionally hoards of movie star fans getting in on the motion, with Will Smith and Kobe Bryant posting humorous clips on Instagram.
In the meantime Silver Linings Playbook star Bradley Cooper watched the recreation sat subsequent to Ealges proprietor Jeffrey Lurie and comic Kevin Hart tried to get on to the podium for the trophy celebration.
PHILADELPHIA properly and really became the Metropolis of Brotherly Love as fans streamed on to the streets to celebrate their staff's first ever Super Bowl victory.