Patriots' comeback earns Chicago man a date with tennis star Genie Bouchard

Some lucky Missouri college student - making noise and having fun on Twitter during the Super Bowl - has landed a date with Canadian tennis star Genie Bouchard.

With the Falcons comfortably ahead 21-0 after running back an intercepted Brady pass for a touchdown, Bouchard was confident enough in Atlanta to start sending Twitter messages predicting victory.

Despite this - and despite a slightly shamefaced tweet the next morning questioning whether the events of Sunday night really happened - Bouchard promised to make good on her promise, assuring her fans that she would "stay true to my word".

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A fan then asked her to go on a date if the Patriots somehow ended up winning and in what must have seemed like a low-risk reply, Bouchard said, "sure".

It was at this point that the thread took another amusing turn for the worst for Bouchard, who made a startling discovery when her fan responded.

Bouchard went on to tweet: "Lesson learned. We can go on a date wherever you want!"

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"I saw the tweet and I'm like, I wasn't assuming the game was over because I knew how good the Patriots were and how good Tom Brady was, but I was like, I don't think this is over", Goehrke told The Chicago Tribune.

The Patriots would then go on to record one of the greatest Super Bowl comebacks of all-time with Tom Brady picking up his fifth title. Expect Bouchard to learn from her mistakes, though.

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