The dust has settled around the 2012 Super Bowl... and the New York Giants were the last men standing.

The Giants beat the New England Patriots 21-17, at the 46th Super Bowl, played at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Feb. 5.

Despite facing considerable injury concerns, the finals - a repeat of the match-up from four years ago - the Giants came through in a match described as one of the most thrilling in recent years.

The people of New York gave their heroes the welcome they deserved, when they returned to the city on Feb. 6.

Check Out the Video Capturing New Yorkers Celebrating the Win...

Check Out These Photographs of Other Celebrations...

People celebrate with confetti following the New York Giants ticker tape Super Bowl victory parade.Reuters
New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck holds his two-year old son, Jayce, during a victory celebration rally at MetLife Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J.Press Association
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, left, and linebacker Zak DeOssie wave to the fans during a victory celebration rally at MetLife Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.Press Association
Fans reach out to touch the Vince Lombardi trophy held by New York Giants' Brandon Jacobs, left, during a victory celebration rally at MetLife Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J.Press Association
New York Giants' Chase Blackburn holds his son during a victory celebration rally at MetLife Stadium, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.Press Association
.New York Giants players dance onstage as Naughty by Nature performs at a victory celebration rally at MetLife Stadium.Press Association
Former New York Giants player Michael Strahan, lower left, reacts as Giants defensive end Justin Tuck bows after speaking during a ceremony for the Super Bowl XLVI championship New York Giants at City Hall in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.Press Association
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, left, and linebacker Zak DeOssie wave to the fans during a victory celebration rally at MetLife Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J.Press Association
The New York Giants motorcade of floats make their way during the team's NFL football Super Bowl parade in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. The Giants returned from their Super Bowl win to a celebration the likes that only New York can throw: a ticker-tape parade in the Canyon of Heroes on Broadway, where the city has honored stars for almost a century.Press Association
New York Giants fans holds up signs and cheer during the team's NFL football Super Bowl parade in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. The Giants returned from their Super Bowl win to a celebration the likes that only New York can throw: a ticker-tape parade in the Canyon of Heroes on Broadway, where the city has honored stars for almost a century.Press Association