Super Bowl MVP New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) holds the Vince Lombardi trophy aloft after the New York Giants 21-17 victory over New England Patriots. H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was deja vu for New York Giants fans as they watched their team again beat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl 21-17.
At Stout, a packed sports bar in midtown Manhattan, fans erupted Sunday into cheers and dancing as Queen's "We Are the Champions" blared over speakers.
Thirty-nine-year-old Frank Gerald of Manhattan called the win, "destiny," and said the Giants had "incredible spirit all year long."
The last time the teams met in the big game in 2008, the Giants upset the undefeated Patriots 17-14 in one of the most exciting Super Bowls ever. Two days later, massive crowds cheered the
Giants as they paraded up Broadway's Canyon of Heroes.
Sunday night's win was New York's fourth Super Bowl title.
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