Updated Feb 8, 2021 - Sports

In photos: Scenes from first Super Bowl with socially distanced fans

 Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates with the Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Tom Brady celebrates with the Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, on Sunday. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The first Super Bowl with coronavirus precautions in place ended in victory for Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Florida Sunday night.

The big picture: The game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa took place with more cardboard cutouts (30,000) than fans (25,000). The NFL provided those present with personal protective equipment including masks and hand sanitizer before the game.

Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (C) celebrates winning Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
The scene on the field after the Buccaneers' win. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Head coach Bruce Arians of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
Head coach Bruce Arians of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates after the win. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Tanoh Kpassagnon #92 of the Kansas City Chiefs walks off the field following the loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
Tanoh Kpassagnon #92 of the Kansas City Chiefs walks off the field following the loss to the Buccaneers. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Kenjon Barner #44 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers walks on the field with a Bernie Sanders cutout
Kenjon Barner, #44 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers walks on the field with a cutout of Sen. Bernie Sanders after defeating the Chiefs. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense celebrates during the third quarter.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense celebrates during the third quarter. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Line judge Sarah Thomas #53, has made history at the game, becoming the  first woman to officiate in a Super Bowl.
Line judge Sarah Thomas #53, has made history at the game, becoming the first woman to officiate in a Super Bowl. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs takes the snap during the third quarter
Patrick Mahomes, #15 of the Chiefs, takes the snap during the third quarter against the Buccaneers. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
A worker holds a 'face coverings required' sign before Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
A worker holds a "face coverings required" at the stadium. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Fans cheer at Raymond James Stadium.
Masked fans cheer at Raymond James Stadium. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
The Weeknd performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
The scene during the Weeknd's performance during the halftime show. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Harrison Butker #7 of the Kansas City Chiefs kicks a 49 yard field goal in the first quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Harrison Butker #7 of the Kansas City Chiefs kicks a 49-yard field goal in the first quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Fans look on during the second quarter of the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
The scene in the stands at Raymond James Stadium during the game. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
: Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks to pass during the second quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks to pass during the second quarter. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
A general view of the stadium as the coin is flipped before Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium.
A general view of the stadium as the coin is flipped before the game. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
azmine Sullivan and Eric Church perform the national anthem in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
Jazmine Sullivan and Eric Church perform the national anthem before the game. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
U.S. president Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden deliver an address in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden express gratitude to health care workers during an address delivered via a big screen at Raymond James Stadium ahead of the game. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
A fan holds a sign reading "it takes all of us" before Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
With restrictions on attendance, many fans were represented as cardboard cutoffs — including four-legged ones. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
A vendor sells merchandise before Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
A vendor selling merchandise at the stadium before the game. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

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Editor's note: This article has been updated with more images and details from the game.

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