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Eli Manning soars against the New York skyline.Eli Manning leads NY Giants to Super Bowl against New England.

February 5, 2012 will mark the fifth appearance in the Super Bowl for the New York Football Giants who beat the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 in an OT thriller. The Giants have previously won the Super Bowl in 1987, 1991 and 2008. This year’s game matches the Giants against their last Super Bowl opponents — the New England Patriots. Super Bowl XLII MVP Eli Manning ended the Patriots near-perfect season by throwing the game winning touchdown catch with 35 seconds remaining in the 17-14 title game.