LIers celebrate Giants' victory in the Super Bowl

Long Islanders are still taking in the Giants' stunning upset of the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.Big Blue won the game with a last-minute touchdown to go up 17-14. The previously undefeated

News 12 Staff

Feb 4, 2008, 6:24 PM

Updated 6,004 days ago

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Long Islanders are still taking in the Giants' stunning upset of the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.Big Blue won the game with a last-minute touchdown to go up 17-14. The previously undefeated Patriots tried to come back on their final drive, but were unsuccessful.Giants quarterback Eli Manning was named the MVP of the game. The win is the Giants first Super Bowl victory since 1991 against the Buffalo Bills. Big Blue's fans raced to Dick's Sporting Goods to pick up merchandise to celebrate the win. T-shirts, hats and pennants were among the items flying off the store's shelves. A ticker-tape parade will be held Tuesday for the Giants. It will begin at 11 a.m. at Battery Place and end with a ceremony at City Hall Plaza.Related information:Underdog Giants win Super Bowl with last-minute TD


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