Rob Gronkowski shall be again on a soccer discipline for the Super Bowl.
The four-time All-Pro tight finish will try and make a discipline purpose in Arizona on Feb. 12 throughout a stay Super Bowl tv industrial for FanDuel.
It shall be a high-stakes kick for Gronkowski, a four-time Super Bowl champion with New England and Tampa Bay who’s used to performing underneath stress.
Anyone who locations a Super Bowl guess of $5 or extra on FanDuel will win a share of $10 million in free bets if Gronkowski makes the sector purpose.
“Everyone knows that I love throwing myself into fun, love trying out new ideas,” Gronkowski instructed The Associated Press. “Obviously, I can catch a football. … Why not try to kick a field goal? And on top of it, I was punt, pass and kick champion in the western New York region when I was growing up, as well. So I love kicking field goals. I used to practice all the time. This is an opportunity to help my fans out there to win $10 million in free bets, which is mind-blowing.”
Gronkowski stated he made one discipline purpose in his profession, a 33-yarder in highschool. FanDuel is introducing the advert marketing campaign titled “Kick of Destiny” with a 30-second spot on Monday.
“Our first-ever Super Bowl commercial will be more than just a television spot – it will create a moment that will bring fans together, and give them something to collectively cheer for,” stated Andrew Sneyd, FanDuel’s government vice chairman of selling. “It’s an unprecedented field-goal attempt on live TV. … so anything can happen.”
Gronkowski already is working towards his kicking with three-time All-Pro Adam Vinatieri, whose 599 profession discipline targets are most in NFL historical past.
“I’m not at the top of my game right now, but I actually have two training sessions coming up this week,” Gronkowski stated. “I believe if you put your mind to anything, you can do anything. And I don’t want to disappoint America. … I’m going to have to train, but I feel like I’m going to be able to pull it off. It’s like fourth-and-1, game on the line. I like that pressure. I like the ball coming to me. And this is the same situation with the field goal.”
Gronkowski had 621 catches for 9,286 yards and 92 touchdowns within the common season in 9 seasons with New England and two with Tampa Bay. He had 98 receptions for 1,389 yards and 15 TDs within the postseason.
The 33-year-old Gronkowski first retired after the 2018 season, however he returned to play with Tom Brady in Tampa Bay in 2020. The shut pals led the Buccaneers to a Super Bowl title that season. Gronkowski stated he thought of returning a pair occasions this season however couldn’t make the dedication to play once more. The Buccaneers (8-9) gained the NFC South for the second straight 12 months, however Brady and the offense sorely miss Gronkowski.
“Obviously, football is in my heart. I love playing the game. I thought about it a few times, actually,” Gronkowski stated. “I wasn’t really close. In order for me to go back to football, my whole mindset, everything would have to be flipped knowing like that is what I’m going to do.”
Gronkowski, who’s working as an analyst with Fox, didn’t rule out returning subsequent season.
“Anything’s possible but right now, not really thinking about that, but just doing some other things, enjoying doing other things and having a good time with everything,” he stated.