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Adorable to awkward, our 7 favorite Super Bowl off-the-field moments

In the aftermath of a Super Bowl win, the streets of Philadelphia will recover from chaos and Eagles fans will walk into work — albeit late and hung over — boasting of success.

But what about non-sports fans? What are the people who watched the game for the commercials and social commentary more than for the scores talking about?

We’ve collected some of the best moments that happened off the field.

1. Nick Foles’ daughter becomes adorable star of the post-game

Donning pink headphones and a NFL denim jacket, Foles’ baby girl melted hearts Sunday night.

Her father may have been the game’s MVP, but little Lily Foles was the MVP of the press.

2. Kid seems perplexed by phone while meeting J.T.

During the halftime performance, Justin Timberlake traveled up the stadium seats and discovered a young sports fan on his cellphone. Goading Ryan McKenna to take a selfie, Timberlake turned back to the cameras to continue.

Either blown away from meeting a pop star or just jostled, McKenna went back to staring at his phone screen and a meme was born.

3. Pink ditches lozenge right before anthem

Pop star Pink battled the flu while performing the national anthem — and battled trolls for criticizing her performance.

4. A drunk Kevin Hart tries to get on the stage with trophy

Philly fan and comedian Kevin Hart attempted to get on stage with the Super Bowl trophy. He was blocked by security. Hart, who later said he was drunk, instead went over to cause a bit of chaos on live television.

5. Black Screen was expensive mistake

Viewers were shocked to see 30 seconds of a black screen during Super Bowl commercials. NBC later claimed that an "equipment failure" was to blame.

But that didn’t stop the jokes from coming.

6. Tom Brady made fun of for real appearance and CGI appearance.

The internet doled out swift judgement on Tom Brady’s outfit as he entered the stadium wearing a long coat and sunglasses.

Then as if to further punish the Patriots quarterback, he was recreated on a show as a CGI figure.

7. Gisele Bündchen, Tom Brady’s wife, comforts kids with lesson on loss

Gisele Bündchen, Tom Brady’s wife, took time to console her family after the loss and tried to turn the loss into a teachable moment for her children.

"They haven’t won in a million years,’’ Bündchen said of the Eagles, according to USA Today.

Brady’s 5-year-old daughter, Vivian, was still distraught and said "the Eagles won the Super Bowl."

"Just this time. Daddy won five times. They never won before," Bündchen replied. "Their whole life, they never won a Super Bowl. You have to let someone else win sometimes.’’

In a later Instagram post, Bündchen congratulated both the Eagles and the Patriots.

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Adorable to awkward, our 7 favorite Super Bowl off-the-field moments