Pandemic cools everything in Super Bowl except for the Brady legend | Sports
The Super Bowl Pestilence, in sports, ended in a landslide and deserved a Tampa Buccaneers victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, 31-9, what the Florida team deserved its second title, 19 years after the first. The match allowed Tom Brady, the legend among the legends, to throw two passes from Landing His old friend Rob Gronkowski clinched the record for an older player to lift the trophy. He raised it for the seventh time, at the age of 43, the season he moved south from New England that forged his legend. It was, as expected, a match Quarterback. And in the generational duel between Brady and Patrick Mahomes, 25, the veteran defeated the rising star who, with a slight limp, did not perform as expected.
Brady won as always. Beyond that, everything was different. The Super Bowl Coronavirus Show, like everything in these times, had a lot of weird and virtual. Half of the audience was literally out of cardboard. Those who smile will go down in history Fans 2D nailed to chairs, like the bold ideas of science fiction authors. In TV ads, at $ 5 million per half minute, some brands have jumped right above the pandemic, even giving Utopia of Unmasked People to nearly 100 million viewers; Others praised the heroes of everyday life or appealed to the heart to sell anti-cyclical merchandise. The Indeed job portal searched for tears with unemployed dream stories. Global food delivery chain Uber Eats has been announced with champions Wayne World Recommend eating at local restaurants.
Between speech and the next, the publicity contributed to the second myth of the night, after Brady. Bruce Springsteen, who, after a 10-year hunt, agreed to shoot an ad for a Jeep, the first he had scored in his 71-year life. It was a two-minute call for national unity from a chapel in Kansas, in the geographic center of the United States (excluding Hawaii and Alaska), in times of pandemic and polarization. “There is nothing real about a paid Hollywood star telling the story we want him to tell. There are famous people, and then there are myths,” an executive explained marketing From brand to New York times.
But there was nothing more of 2020 than a performance, in the interstellar space of a break, from The Weeknd. A year ago Shakira and Jennifer Lopez celebrated the Latin heat. It is overwhelming Turns out It was the flesh, sweat, saliva, hands, mouth, hips, fluids, and organs that I crave the day. This was the opposite of social distancing, as opposed to face masks and hand sanitizer. No one knew then, but it was goodbye. Farewell to a world, after 12 months, is a lot like the cold and lonely zone The Weeknd has moved into.
All that flooded the Latin singers scene was missing in the scene of 30-year-old Canadian Abel Tesfai. I faced enormous challenges due to the pandemic, which has forced (only) about a thousand people to take over production on Earth. Without the heat and audience interaction, the he sat Go to the top of the stands where the wonder boy is from Pour singing Starboy s The hills In a majestic group with rows of lights and a choir she maintained a social distance. Then he wandered through the unfair hallways of mirrors and dressing room lamps singing I don’t feel my face They dance around it, their faces covered in bandages. In between the fireworks, The Weeknd is back in the open air and finished with a edited finish, outside at the end of the video clip dictates, as it runs amid a disturbing army of dancers, also with their faces covered and wearing the same clothes as the star he sang to irresistible Success Pop disco Blind lights.
The same coldness affected the sober but overrated performance of the young poet Amanda Gorman, who presented poetry for the first time in Super Bowl history, after stunned the world with her more spontaneous style at the inauguration of President Joe Biden. The 22-year-old poetess read her poems before the match that paid tribute to three key factors during the pandemic, a veteran, teacher and nurse.
The national anthem was sung for the first time by the star duo country Eric Church & Singer Spirit Jasmine Sullivan. Another hidden legend, invoked in Sullivan’s hairstyle, is a convincing tribute to Whitney Houston in the movie. Bodyguard. Hours earlier, during rehearsals, the singer wore a white sweatshirt, a nod to the shirt that Houston wore in his unforgettable performance of the 1991 national anthem. That year she was at the height of her career and country, under the leadership of Bush Sr. . Just entered the Gulf War. That Super Bowl was a moment of glorification of patriotism. From emotion, fear and stress. Whitney Houston found the tune and it will always be remembered. Thirty years later, there were stars, and for thick and thin, there was a tone. It remains to be seen if there are materials to be remembered.
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