Tom Brady stands alone after Super Bowl epic (AFP)

With four Super Bowl victories in his previous six appearances, Tom Brady had already carved himself onto the Mount Rushmore of quarterback icons. Brady’s fifth Super Bowl win on Sunday wiped away any lingering doubt that the veteran deserves to be regarded as the best quarterback the sport has seen. The pulsating victory took Brady one clear of his childhood idol, Joe Montana, and Terry Bradshaw of the Pittsburgh Steelers, who both won four Super Bowls.