NFL fans hailed George Kittle and Pat McAfee as “the crossover we never knew we needed” following WrestleMania exploits.
NFL fans couldn’t get enough of NFL star George Kittle and former NFL player-turned-sports broadcaster Pat McAfee during Saturday’s WWE Wrestlemania 39.
San Francisco 49ers tight end Kittle, 27, and McAfee, 35, made surprise appearances at Wrestlemania 39 when The Miz hosted the two-day event at SoFi Stadium in Engelwood, Calif.
An impromptu match developed between McAfee and The Miz.
When McAfee seemed to have the upper hand, The Miz walked away only to chirp Kittle.
The Miz pushed Kittle, causing the three-time Pro Bowler to vault the barrier and delivering a clothesline to the two-time WWE MVP.
Then McAfee dove headfirst off the top rope to The Miz at ringside.
McAfee and Kittle continued to celebrate in front of over 80,000 WWE fans.
And NFL fans marveled at Kittle and McAfee’s exploits at Wrestlemania.
One fan tweeted: “This is the crossover event we never knew we needed! Kittle and McAfee team up to defeat The Miz at WrestleMania, this is pure gold.”
Another wrote: “Best surprise ever.”
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And a third commented in all caps: “Damn yeah Pat McAfee & George Kittle the NFL is taking over at #Wrestlemania.”
McAfee, who retired from the NFL after the 2016 season, first worked for WWE in 2018 and has wins at WrestleMania 38 and SummerSlam on his resume.
Kittle, on the other hand, will be entering his seventh NFL season in 2023 and could have a future in WWE after his brief performance.
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/7777575/nfl-george-kittle-pat-mcafee-wrestlemania/ NFL fans hailed George Kittle and Pat McAfee as “the crossover we never knew we needed” following WrestleMania exploits.