It was a chilly August day and we were on our way out of Green Bay, Wisconsin. My stepdad (who is a Minnesota Vikings Fan) wanted to drive by Lambeau Field. As we were driving by, we saw a bunch of people standing outside, crowding the fences. As it turns out, the Green Bay Packers were having a practice! How cool! We decided to get out of our car to go and watch. At first I was like, “Really? Is this necessary?” But as we got closer and got to see the players up close, I was instantly hooked. We got to see the quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, (who might I add, is VERY attractive)! We stayed for about an hour, and my parents had to literally drag me away because I was so intrigued.
As we drove out of town, I couldn’t stop thinking about what just happened! I got to see a REAL, professional football team practice! I get to watch them on TV! It was such an amazing experience that I will never forget, and to top it off, Green Bay won the Super Bowl that following February. I told everyone that I was their “good luck charm” and that my love for them is what ultimately helped them to win!
This past season, I was convinced that my Packers were going to go to the Super Bowl again. They had such a great season and they were kicking everyone’s butt! However, then, that awful day came: the day when the New York Giants beat my Packers, and knocked them out of the running to go to the Super Bowl. I was crushed and I went into mourning for about an hour. How could this happen? They were so good! But, I couldn’t do anything to change it, they had lost; they weren’t going to the Super Bowl.
However, Super Bowl Sunday came, and I was bitter. I decided that I was going to root for my Packers, even though they weren’t playing. I went to watch the game all decked out in my Packer apparel. I had my hat, my t-shirt, my pins, and my “coozie.” I was ready for the game! Even though my Packers weren’t actually in the Super Bowl, they truly won in my eyes. They were such a great team, and they played such a great season, they really did deserve to go to the Super Bowl! Hopefully next year!
GO PACK GO!