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“First 6″9 NFL SB MVP!!”: Orlando Magic’s Very Own “Patrick Mahomes” Celebrates Chiefs Super Bowl Win Leaving Fans Farcical

Published 02/13/2023, 7:10 AM EST

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Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs have just won Super Bowl LVII, taking down the Philadelphia Eagles. Though the game had a few controversial moments, the sporting world is hyped, and fans are congratulating both Mahomes and the Chiefs. One of the fans who took to social media is Paolo Banchero. As the Orlando Magic rookie tweeted to congratulate the winners, the official Orlando Magic Twitter page felt that it was the perfect time to bring back a still from a hilarious video from last year.

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The image was captioned, “congrats patrick”. 


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Banchero also congratulated Mahomes by tweeting, “watching your brother burn your teams defense up in tha super bowl gotta be tha most bitter sweet thing ever.” 

Banchero was interviewed at an F1 event in 2022. Interestingly, the reporter mistook him for the Chiefs’ quarterback, Patrick Mahomes. It wasn’t until Banchero corrected him that the reporter apologized and went on with the interview. Fans picked up on the reference and may have seen Banchero’s tweet as they went down memory lane and tapped into the amusing blooper. 

Fans reacted to Orlando Magic seizing their moment after Patrick Mahomes won the Super Bowl

Orlando Magic fans had fun watching their favorite forward ‘winning’ the Super Bowl.

One fan tweeted, “Mahomes as the first 6”9 NFL SB MVP!! History making.”, while another commented, “Whoever the admin is, sign them to a lifetime extension…”.


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Here are a few more reactions from Twitter.

Almost every comment on the post was an impressed fan, many appreciating the ‘admin’ and their witty take on the Super Bowl result. The Chiefs’ victory itself became a topic of discussion after a holding call late in the game.

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The Kansas City Chiefs took down the Philadelphia Eagles in an epic battle to win the Super Bowl. Several Hollywood celebrities also attended the game, not to mention NBA legends such as Shaquille O’Neal and LeBron James, who were spotted at the stadium.

The event attracted controversy, however, as a holding call that decided the ultimate outcome was brought into question by many. Fans took to Twitter and targeted the NFL, calling out the move. LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers also sent out a series of tweets over the call made late in the game. 


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Orlando Magic, however, sure made the most of the Chiefs’ win after all and managed to reshare an amusing post despite the debate. Talk about having the last laugh!

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Abhishek Dhariwal

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Abhishek Dhariwal is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He earned his bachelor's degree in English Honors from St. Xavier's College and his master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from AAFT School of Mass Communication and Journalism.

Edited By: Aayush Kapoor