Matthew McConaughey buys full page ad praising Nick Foles' Super Bowl win

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Eagles quarterback Nick Foles discusses the Super Bowl win, the trick play and how he tried to play the game under control. Video by D. Orlando Ledbetter

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The afterglow of the Philadelphia Eagles’ upset victory in Super Bowl LII continues to be felt in Texas, where game MVP Nick Foles grew up.

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Sunday, actor Matthew McConaughey took out a full page advertisement in the Austin American-Statesman congratulating the quarterback for engineering the 41-33 upset win against the New England Patriots.

"From one local to another, congratulations Nick Foles. Just keep livin, Matthew McConaughey," the ad reads.

The full-page ad also features an outline of Texas, with a heart strategically placed over the Austin area. The state outline also sports the colors of the Texas state flag.

Foles is a 2007 graduate of Westlake High School in Austin. McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas.

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Eagles quarterback Nick Foles enjoyed a trip to Disney World after winning MVP honors at Super Bowl LII.

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Eagles quarterback Nick Foles enjoyed a trip to Disney World after winning MVP honors at Super Bowl LII.

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Eagles quarterback Nick Foles enjoyed a trip to Disney World after winning MVP honors at Super Bowl LII.

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Austin Mayor Steve Adler proclaimed Feb. 9 as Nick Foles Day

Foles won MVP honors in the Super Bowl after throwing for 373 yards and three touchdowns against the Patriots. He also caught a touchdown pass in the final moments of the first half, becoming the first quarterback in Super Bowl history to make a TD reception.