JJ Watt retired from soccer final 12 months however can nonetheless ship a vicious deal with, as evidenced by the objective he landed on Jamie Carragher on Friday forward of Burnley vs. Manchester City.
Watt and his spouse, Kealia, a former American ladies’s footballer, invested in Burnley final May forward of the membership’s return to the Premier League.
And the pair have been on Friday at Turf Moor, the place NFL legend Watt Carragher playfully tackled as he unsuccessfully threw a ball at Sky Sports colleague Gary Neville.
Ahead of Burnley’s opening opener, Watt touched the pitch at Turf Moor for Friday night time’s sport in opposition to Pep Guardiola’s three-time winners.
JJ Watt hit the turf at Turf Moor earlier than Burnley returned to the highest flight on Friday
JJ and Kealia Watt introduced their funding in Burnley in May after the membership was promoted
On their funding within the membership, the couple mentioned: ‘When you spend money on a membership that has been round since 1882 you must have numerous respect for its historical past and custom.
‘We perceive that we’re not solely investing within the workforce and the supervisor, we’re additionally investing within the metropolis and its individuals. We take that accountability very significantly and intend to work onerous to earn their belief and assist.
The Watts clearly waste no time doing simply that.
JJ retired from soccer final 12 months and has been throwing himself into soccer ever since. In May, he launched into a pub crawl in Burney because the membership celebrated its promotion.