American Football: Atlanta stun Vikings to reach Super Bowl
Monday 18 January 1999
Morten Andersen, originally from Denmark, was Atlanta's hero, kicking a decisive 38-yard field goal to deny the Vikings a fifth Super Bowl appearance.
Minnesota, the National Football League's most successful team this season with 16 victories and just one defeat, had a chance to win the match at the end of the final quarter but Gary Anderson, who had not missed a field goal in two years, drilled his 39-yard kick wide.
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