On the first ever night the biggest event in sports was streamed live, for free, over the Internet, Twitter feeds across the world erupted with reactions following the New York Giants' captivating 21-17 win over the New England Patriots in the 2012 Super Bowl.
Giants players and members of the organization — and, of course, Tim Tebow — chimed in as soon as Tom Brady's Hail Mary attempt in the game's final seconds fell incomplete, handing New York the Vince Lombardi trophy for the fourth time in team history. Check out some of the most memorable Tweets from one of the greatest Super Bowl games ever.
Tim Tebow, Denver Broncos quarterback:
Motivation. twitter.com/TimTebow/statu…— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) February 6, 2012
Ralph Vacchiano, New York Daily News Giants beat writer, on tight end Jake Ballard, who reportedly tore the meniscus in his knee:
Not feeling pain now ... twitter.com/TheBlueScreen/…— Ralph Vacchiano (@TheBlueScreen) February 6, 2012
Travis Beckum, Giants tight end who tore the ACL in his right knee early in the second quarter:
Hurt my knee...bummer...WORLD CHAMPION...AMAZING!!!!— Travis Beckum (@TravisBeckum47) February 6, 2012
Aditi Kinkhabwala, sports writer at The Wall Street Journal:
Brandon Jacobs says he wants to finish his career as a Giant and his family wants him to finish it in NJ.— Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) February 6, 2012
Pat Hanlon, Giants vice president of communications:
I got the best seat in the house!!! #Giants lockerz.com/s/181169288— pat hanlon (@giantspathanlon) February 6, 2012
Chris Canty, Giants defensive tackle:
PARADE ON TUESDAY!— Chris Canty (@ChrisCanty99) February 6, 2012