The Kansas City Chiefs Win the Super Bowl

Sunday February 2, 102 million fans tuned into watch the 2020 Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers.

This was the Chiefs’  first Super Bowl since 1970.Head coach Andy Reed has been coaching for 61 years and had never won a Super Bowl. Rallied by rising quarterback and superstar Patrick Mahomes, the Chiefs were hungry to leave Miami with a Super Bowl ring. 

The 49ers were looking for their sixth franchise Super Bowl title since 1995. Uniting behind stars like tight end George Kittle, cornerback Richard Sherman, and defensive end Nick Bosa (defensive end), the 49ers came onto the field ready to win. 

The 49ers won the coin toss and deferred, but held the Chiefs to a scoreless first possession of the game. On the 49ers’ first possession, they scored a field goal. Later in the quarter, Mahomes was able to body into the end zone and score the first touchdown for his team, followed by a successful extra point attempt by kicker Harrison Butker.

By the end of the first quarter, the score was 7-3 with the Chiefs in the lead. 

Despite the Chiefs’ fiery start in the first quarter, by halftime, both teams had  scored a touchdown and a field goal and were tied at 10-10. 

The third quarter consisted of a few rough plays for the Chiefs, which included two interceptions thrown by Mahomes. By the end of the third quarter, the Chiefs were trailing the 49ers 20-10. 

The Chiefs hadn’t given up yet. Known for their impressive comebacks, the Chiefs “Legion of Zoom” offense set to work and scored 21 unanswered points. 

The final score was 31-20 with the Chiefs out on top. 

“I’m going to Disneyland!” said Mahomes after being named MVP of the game while lifting the Lombardi trophy.