On Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks won their first Super Bowl. Yesterday, they shared their victory — and the Lombardi Trophy — with literally the entire city of Seattle. According to government estimates, 636,600 people live in Seattle. And for the Seahawks' victory parade, an estimated 700,000 people showed up to celebrate. That's 64,000 more people than actually live in the city!
Needless to say, the parade was bonkers. Players and coaches rode through the streets on floats — when they weren't being swarmed by fans — ultimately ending up at CentruryLink Field where the team was greeted by been more fans.
Take a look at some photos from yesterday's parade, and a short video clip showing just how happy Seattle was to finally have a Super Bowl Champion:
Photos: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images (champions towel, Lynch on hood of float, Sherman thumbs up), Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images (aerial view of parade, mascot), REUTERS/Ben Nelms (fans on roof, fans reaching out for QB float, sea of fans around QB float, Russell Wilson cutout, giant Lombardi Trophy, 12th Man flag in crowd), REUTERS/Jason Redmond (fans in parking garage, Riddler and Batman on roller skates), EPA/DAN LEVINE (Lynch surround by fans, fans with Lombardi Trophy, fans at stadium), Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports (Sherm for President)