PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Merrill Reese has waited his entire life to call an Eagles Super Bowl victory.
On Sunday night, the 75-year-old Eagles play-by-play announcer finally was able to say, “The Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl champions” on SportsRadio 94WIP.READ MORE: Philadelphians Who Lost Loved Ones To Gun Violence List Demands At Peace Not Guns Rally
“Batted around…and incomplete! And the game is over,” Reese exclaimed. “The game is over! The Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl champions. Eagles fans everywhere, this is for you. Let the celebration begin!”READ MORE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy To Announce Mask Requirement For K-12 Students This Fall, Sources Say
The Eagles defeated the Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII on Sunday evening in dramatic fashion.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Michael Siciliano, Accused Of Posing As Financial Advisor To Steal From Elderly Victims
“If this a dream, wake me up!” Reese’s partner and former Eagle Mike Quick said.