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How the @Patriots #SuperBowl victory unfolded on Twitter

By TJ Adeshola
Sunday, 3 February 2019

The #SB53 conversation amongst football fans, analysts, writers, teams, athletes, celebrities, and more around the @Patriots Super Bowl victory over the @RamsNFL unfolded on Twitter.

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The Patriots immediately took to Twitter to celebrate their Super Bowl title.

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Twitter data
All night, the conversation around #SB53 dominated Twitter and we saw Tweets from all over the world.

Here are the top three moments of Super Bowl 53.

  1. End of game: Patriots defeat the Rams 13-3, winning their sixth Super Bowl
  2. Sony Michel (@Flyguy2stackz) scores the first touchdown of game in the fourth quarter
  3. Stephon Gilmore (@BumpNrunGilm0re) intercepts Jared Goff late in the fourth quarter

These were the most-mentioned @Patriots and @RamsNFL players on Twitter during the live telecast, led by Tom Brady, who was the most mentioned player of Super Bowl LIII.

Patriots

  1. Tom Brady
  2. Julian Edelman (@Edelman11)
  3. Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski)

Rams

  1. Jared Goff (@JaredGoff16)
  2. Todd Gurley (@TG3II)
  3. Aaron Donald (@AaronDonald97)
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How it happened
The Patriots and Rams defenses dominated throughout, before New England scored 10 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.

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WR Julian Edelman (@Edelman11) was named the game’s Most Valuable Player.

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Here’s how the celebration looked on the field.

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And despite a loss on the biggest stage, the @RamsNFL took to Twitter in the immediate aftermath of the game.

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Celebrities joined the #SB53 Twitter conversation, too.

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Halftime Show
Maroon 5 (@maroon5), Travis Scott (@trvisXX) and Big Boi (@BigBoi) jammed for the fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium and around the world!

The most Tweeted moments of the #PepsiHalftime show were:

  1. End of show (8:23 PM ET)
  2. Adam Levine takes off shirt (8:21 PM ET)
  3. Big Boi performs in fur coat (8:19 PM ET)

Maroon 5 (@maroon5), SpongeBob SquarePants (@Spongebob) and Adam Levine (@adamlevine) had the most mentioned accounts during the Halftime Show. 

Maroon 5 and Big Boi Tweeted right before going on stage:

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And several celebrities Tweeted along during the performance:

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Check out this Twitter Moment for one more look at all of the great Super Bowl conversation!

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TJ Adeshola

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