TAMPA, Fla — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers did not hold anything back while celebrating a historic Super Bowl LV win, as they set sail down the Hillsborough River with the Lombardi Trophy.
After taking down the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 Sunday night, the Bucs celebrated adding to the amazing year for sports in the "Champa Bay" area the only way we know how in Florida -- a boat parade.
From everyday boats to mega yachts fans saw it all as the Buccaneers partied for hours on the water. Things got a bit wild with football passes being tossed, Chris Godwin saying his phone took a swim in the river and plenty of alcohol consumed.
But one moment from the parade stands out among the rest: Tom Brady confidently tossing the $10,000 sterling silver trophy created by Tiffany & Co. from his boat to another in the middle of the parade.
While the party continues for the team, today's festivities have come to an end. Here's to the Super Bowl champs! Let's see if they can run it back next season.
Bucs' Super Bowl Champion Boat Parade
Couldn't be there in person? You can catch the recap in the thread below!
LET'S GO BUCS!
4:06 p.m.: Don't worry Bucs fans, Shaq Barrett says that he is coming back next season.
4:03 p.m.: Just a champ reminding you what he is capable of.
4:02 p.m.: He's here to stay! Lavonte David shared on stage that he wants to be back before head coach Bruce Arians grabbed the mic to let the crowd know David isn't going anywhere.
3:59 p.m.: The Buccaneers' energy is still high hours after the parade ended.
3:46 p.m.: Ndamukong Suh sure knows how to party!
3:45 p.m.: The party is still going on, just on land this time.
3:33 p.m.: Up close look at the daring Lombardi throw from Tom Brady during today's boat parade.
3:31 p.m.: Mike Evans, Rob Gronkowski and Chris Godwin have arrived at the post-parade ceremony.
3:27 p.m.: What can he say? Brady looks comfortable with the Lombardi in his hands.
3:10 p.m.: The Bucs boats are making their way to a private ceremony
3:03 p.m.: Speeches are on deck for the Bucs at a private ceremony. Here's your line up.
2:58 p.m.: Yes, you read that right and can believe your eyes. Tom Brady tossed the Vince Lombardi Trophy to another boat.
2:40 p.m.: You have to stay alert along the Super Bowl parade route.
2:34 p.m.: The first casualty of the Super Bowl championship parade appears to be wide receiver Chris Godwin's phone taking a swim in the Hillsborough River.
2:30 p.m.: Wide receiver Mike Evans salutes fans during the Buccaneers Super Bowl LV champs boat parade.
2:27 p.m.: What do you do when you win the Super Bowl? If your Bucs GM Jason Licht you give the fans a quick flex.
2:22 p.m.: Leonard Fournette is waving to fans as he makes his way along the Hillsborough River.
2:15 p.m.: Super Bowl celebrations are better on a boat. Just ask the Bucs.
2:10 p.m.: Just a 7 time Super Bowl champ waving to his supporters.
2:00 p.m.: Now, this is what a party boat looks like.
1:55 p.m.: Head coach Bruce Arians is coming through. The Bucs coach is now the oldest head coach to win a Super Bowl at 68.
1:48 p.m.: Just a casual Wednesday when you get to catch a pass from the Rob Gronkowski boat.
1:39 p.m.: Looks like we found the boat we'd want to be on. Mike Evans, Scotty Miller, Rob Gronkowski and Cam Brate are ready to celebrate a Super Bowl victory.
1:25 p.m.: We officially have a Lombardi Trophy spotting!
1:23 p.m.: Tom Brady has been spotted on the parade route. The 7 time Super Bowl champ and MVP is riding on a $2 million boat.
1:18 p.m.: Here they come! Just a couple of Super Bowl champs getting ready to revel in a historic victory with the people supporting them along the way.
1:12 p.m.: Lightning Captain Steven Stamkos gave a shout out to the Buccaneers as they parade down the Hillsborough River in celebration of their Super Bowl LV victory.
"Enjoy the boat parade @Buccaneers. We had a decent time," he wrote.
12:59 p.m.: The Buccaneers fans are out in full force today.
12:29 p.m.: Just a little bit of everything out on the water today to celebrate the Buccaneers' Super Bowl victory.
12:22 p.m.: A moment 18 years in the making for Bucs fans is about to be celebrated in the most Tampa way possible.
12:12 p.m.: Buccaneers fans are ready to go! The team gear and flags are flooding the Hillsborough River parade route.
10:53 a.m.: The weather is looking great for today's parade!
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