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12 Funniest Tweets From Super Bowl LI

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12 Funniest Tweets From Super Bowl LI

The New England Patriots capped off a historic comeback on Sunday night with an overtime touchdown to beat the Atlanta Falcons 34–28. At one point, the Patriots trailed 28–3, and their comeback was by far the largest in Super Bowl history.

While sports fans were treated to a spectacular game, Americans that enjoy the social side of the Super Bowl also had plenty of things to talk about on Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR). Here’s a look at 12 of the funniest Super Bowl tweets that tell the story of how the event went down.

Politics was one of the big themes of the night, but partisanship took a time out when George H.W. Bush appeared on the field for the pre-game coin toss.

While everyone watching the big game at home put the finishing touches on Super Bowl snacks, others mourned those that made the ultimate sacrifice.

The Patriots certainly got off to a rough start, which included a big Tom Brady interception.

And of course, there was no stopping the “deflate gate” jokes.

Lady Gaga delivered an inspiring halftime performance that included her soaring and flipping while flying high above the stage on suspension cables.

Advertisers were far from subtle.

Many fans were disappointed by the super bowl commercials. One commercial paid for by the U.S. oil lobby was particularly surprising.

When the Patriots' comeback began, the tension was almost palpable.

The Pats were even able to overcome a spectacular catch by Julio Jones.

When the game got close, some tweeters ribbed President Trump for leaving his Super Bowl party early.

The game was the first ever Super Bowl to go into overtime.

Perhaps no tweet so eloquently summarizes the emotional comeback victory by the Patriots than this one.

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