Super Bowl XLVII In Pictures

Ray Lewis celebrates
It was a fairytale end for Baltimore's future Hall of Fame linebacker, Ray Lewis, who is retiring after 17 seasons
Ray Lewis holds the Vince Lombardi trophy
Ray Lewis holds aloft the Vince Lombardi trophy amid a sea of Baltimore purple confetti
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Perrish Cox looks glum in defeat
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Perrish Cox can barely believe that his team's comeback has fallen agonisingly short
Beyonce is reunited with her other Destiny's Child bandmates for a spectacular half-time show
Half-time show at the Super Bowl
Baltimore lead 21-6 at half-time and the 70,000-plus crowd at the Superdome are treated to Beyonce's high-octane half-time show performance
Colin Kaepernick
San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick waits out the 34-minute delay caused by a power cut at the Superdome
Superdome during power cut
Chaos reigns as half of the Superdome's floodlights fail during the third quarter. A 34-minute delay ensues
Colin Kaepernick
Colin Kaepernick scores San Francisco's third touchdown to reduce their deficit to two points in the fourth quarter
Jacoby Jones (right) scores his first touchdown during Super Bowl XLVII
Jacoby Jones (right) catches a long pass before getting up to score his first touchdown of the day
Jones scores his second touchdown
The second half starts with a bang when Jones returns the kick-off 108 yards for a touchdown - a Super Bowl record
Super Bowl XLVII gets under way
Super Bowl XLVII gets under way at the Superdome in New Orleans as Baltimore kick off against San Francisco
Michael Crabtree
But San Francisco's dreams are all but over when Michael Crabtree (left) fails to make this touchdown catch