Thousands of ecstatic Eagles fans took to the streets of Philadelphia Sunday night

Last night, after underdog Eagles defeated Tom Brady and the Pats to win the Superbowl, we predicted that “Philly GDP was set for a major Keynesian boost tonight”…

Sure enough, thousands of ecstatic Eagles fans took to the streets of Philadelphia Sunday night after their first ever Super Bowl win, beating the five-time champion New England Patriots 41-33 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Earlier in the day, Philly was hard at work preparing for whatever outcome was in store for the Eagles – including officers from 60 additional police departments, 400 National Guard members, US Secret Service, ICE, FBI, private security, County Sheriff’s Reserves, and over 10,000 civilian volunteers. Oh, and they also greased up the light poles for good measure:

And despite all of that, tens of thousands of crazed Eagles fans poured into the streets and promptly chimped out with joy – much of which can be found in the Twitter feed of Barstool Sports.

As expected, celebrations of the historic Super Bowl victory of the Philadelphia Eagles led to havoc on Sunday night, as cheering crowds damaged property and turned cars upside down, and an explosion of unknown ripped in the downtown area and several people were injured in street violence.

Some highlights:

The Ritz Carlton Awning was mercilessly partied on until it collapsed: