superbowl was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Baltimore Ravens and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion San Francisco 49ers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2012 season. Baltimore defeated San Francisco by a score of 34–31. The game was played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 3, 2013. Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was named Super Bowl MVP, completing 22 of 33 passes for 287 yards and three touchdowns.
The Ravens, who posted a 12–4 regular season record, became the third wild card team to win the Super Bowl and the second in four years. Also, the city of Baltimore had its first Super Bowl title in 30 years and its first championship since the Baltimore Stallions of the Canadian Football league won the Grey Cup in 1995.The Giants entered the game seeking to go 3-0 in Super Bowls after also finishing the regular season with a 12–4 record.
the ravens after the big win
“We beat the future in Andrew Luck. We beat the past in Peyton Manning. We beat the present in Tom Brady. Then we beat the best show on offense in the NFL in the 49ers in Colin Kaepernick. The toughest road in these playoffs, we did it. We did it together.”