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Trump mistakenly congratulated 'the great State of Kansas' after the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl win
The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 on Sunday night to win Super...The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 on Sunday night to win Super Bowl LIV in Miami. After the game, President Donald Trump attempted to tweet his congratulations to the Chiefs for their victory. Unfortunately for the president, he mistakenly referenced the team as being from the state of Kansas, when the Chiefs actually hail from Kansas City, Missouri. Trump quickly deleted and corrected his tweet, but not before plenty of Twitter users captured the moment for posterity. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV on Sunday, defeating the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 to lift the Lombardi Trophy for the first time in 50 years. After the game, President Donald Trump tweeted congratulations to the team. "Congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs on a great game and a fantastic comeback under immense pressure," Trump wrote. "We are proud of you and the Great State of Kansas. You are true Champions!" As many Twitter users were quick to point out, there was one small problem with Trump's tweet — the Kansas City Chiefs are based in Missouri, not Kansas. Now deleted 🤦♂️ pic.twitter.com/VdvJqGdBPC — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) February 3, 2020 Trump quickly deleted and replaced his erroneous tweet, correctly congratulating the state of Missouri in his second attempt. Congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs on a great game and a fantastic comeback under immense pressure. We are proud of you and the Great State of Missouri. You are true Champions! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 3, 2020 But despite Trump's correction, Twitter users weren't going to let his error go so easily. trump really did say they represented the great state of kansas lmao — raandy (@randygdub) February 3, 2020 Trump is going to sign an executive order moving the state boundaries so Kansas City ends up in Kansas and therefore making his tweet correct. — Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) February 3, 2020 Tomorrow: Trump waves around a map in Oval Office showing that Kansas City is, in fact, in Kansas. pic.twitter.com/e5jb6R7RHf — Greg Krieg (@GregJKrieg) February 3, 2020 Trump is going to release a map tomorrow with Kansas City in Kansas isn’t he? — Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) February 3, 2020 For most Americans, mistakenly placing Kansas City in the state of Kansas is a harmless, comical learning experience — Kansas is right there in the name after all! But when the mix-up comes from the President of the United States, the error is a bit more eyebrow-raising. Read more: The biggest play of the Super Bowl came down to a narrow review that ruled a Chiefs running back broke the end zone plane before stepping out of bounds Fox debuted a new NFL score graphic during the Super Bowl and fans had a lot of strong feelings Tom Brady's cryptic photo that had people speculating about his retirement was for a Hulu commercial — and he says he's 'not going anywhere' 16 photos of a Super Bowl tailgate sum up just how passionate America really is about footballJoin the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: 5 things about the NFL that football fans may not know
Patrick Mahomes once again proved he is the king of NFL comebacks, erasing a 10-point 4th quarter deficit to win Super Bowl LIV
The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 on Sunday in Miami to win...The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 on Sunday in Miami to win Super Bowl LIV. Trailing 20-10 with 10 minutes left in the game, quarterback Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs on three successive touchdown drives to erase their deficit and lift the Lombardi Trophy. Mahomes would later be named Super Bowl MVP. It was the third time this postseason that the Chiefs had erased a double-digit deficit to win. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Kansas City Chiefs are Super Bowl Champions. With their 31-20 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night in Miami, the Chiefs took the title for the first time in 50 years. The Lombardi Trophy didn't come easy, with Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs erasing a 20-10 deficit in the final eight minutes of the game to come back and beat one of the best defensive teams in the NFL. But for the Chiefs, the dramatic comeback was nothing new, having pulled off similarly impressive mid-game recoveries in their two previous postseason outings. The drama began in the divisional round, when the Houston Texans jumped out to a 24-0 lead early against the Chiefs, leaving the home crowd stunned. But Mahomes rallied his offense in the second quarter and wound up retaking the lead before the whistle sounded for halftime. Somehow, Kansas City would win the game by 20, with Mahomes finishing with an astonishing 321 yards and five touchdowns. The next week, the Chiefs would come out with a similarly slow start against the Titans in the AFC Championship. After trailing 10-0 and 17-7, Mahomes again would erase the deficit before halftime and eventually put Tennessee away with a 35-24 win to punch the Chiefs' ticket to the Super Bowl. On Super Bowl Sunday, Mahomes magic would come through yet again, though this time in slightly more dramatic fashion. The 49ers stout defense seemed poised to finally be the one to hold off the Chiefs' charge, holding Kansas City's prolific offense to a paltry 10 points through 52 minutes of football. But those final eight minutes were all Mahomes would need, leading the Chiefs down the field for three straight touchdown drives to take the lead and eventually put a 49ers comeback out of reach. Mahomes finished the day with 286 yards and two touchdowns, but his impact went far beyond the box score. Listening to Mahomes' teammates, it's clear that his brilliance inspires the rest of the Kansas City roster to believe that no game is out of reach, regardless of how dismal their prospects of victory may seem. "That No. 15 man, and that offense is real special," Chiefs defensive end Terrell Suggs said of his quarterback. "The game is just too slow for him. He can make any play wants, he never panics, he never gets rattled. We were down 20-10 in the fourth quarter, and he routed off 21 points. That kid is special." The Chiefs' faith in Mahomes is clearly well-founded. With their Super Bowl win, the Chiefs became the first team in NFL history to erase double-digit deficits in three straight postseason games to win a championship. Chiefs’ QB Patrick Mahomes was 5-0 when trailing by double-digits this season, including 3-0 in the postseason. He is the first QB in NFL history to lead three double-digit comebacks in a single postseason. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 3, 2020 When the final whistle blew on Sunday, Mahomes and the Chiefs were once again victorious, with Mahomes being named MVP of the game. Teams aren't supposed to be able to come back again and again like this, but as he proved on Sunday, anything is possible when Mahomes is on the field. Read more: Trump mistakenly congratulated 'the great State of Kansas' after the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl win The biggest play of the Super Bowl came down to a narrow review over whether a Chiefs running back stepped out of bounds before breaking the end zone plane 16 photos of a Super Bowl tailgate sum up just how passionate America really is about football Fox debuted a new NFL score graphic during the Super Bowl and fans had a lot of strong feelingsJoin the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: 5 things about the NFL that football fans may not know