Empire State Building shines in Eagles colors following NFC Championship win

ByCristina Romano WABC logo
Monday, January 30, 2023
Empire State Building shines in Eagles colors following NFC Championship win
The Empire State building was in Eagles colors following the NFC Championship win.

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- The Empire State Building was in Eagles colors on Sunday following Philadelphia's NFC Championship victory -- and Twitter was sent into a complete frenzy.

A photo was posted to the Empire State Building's Twitter account on Sunday with the caption 'Fly Eagles Fly' -- saying that the tower lights were in green and white to honor the Eagles' win.

The New York Giants took to Twitter, saying they were just 'here for the comments.'

Even the New York City Sanitation Department had something to say

The official New York City Buildings account expressed their disappointment

Others also took to Twitter to express their outrage

The Empire State Building then lit up for the Kansas City Chiefs following their AFC Championship win, saying that lighting up in Eagles' green and white 'hurt us more than it hurt you.'

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