Speaking to journalists inner the locker room Friday, Barkley revealed his dad Alibay will seemingly be wearing Hall of Famer Joe Namath’s jersey – due to him.
“I like he’s going to establish on a Jets jersey,” Barkley talked about. “That’s going to be an though-provoking one, but I gave it to him attributable to it is a Joe Namath jersey.”
The 22-twelve months-ragged Bronx native pointed out that the sphere is “queer” total attributable to no topic what jersey his dad wears, the Jets tattoo on his forearm solidifies his fandom.
“Yea it’s kinda queer attributable to he has a Jets tattoo. Despite the actual fact that he wears a Saquon Barkley jersey, he’s composed reppin’ the Jets,” he talked about.
“He’s been a Jets fan his complete lifestyles so, is he going to root for the Jets? Certain,” Barkley continued. “However he’s going to root for the Giants and his son at the identical time. He gets the ideal of both worlds, which is his personnel that he grew up rooting for and he gets to glimpse his son dwell his dream.”
Barkley talked about no topic his dad’s lifestyles-lengthy profession as Jets fan, he is aware of he’ll prefer the Giants to salvage the prefer at MetLife Stadium. He admitted Friday to rooting for the Jets himself and talked about he’s taking a peep forward to “a puny fun competition in the Barkley house” advance Sunday.
After taking part in three seasons for Penn Train, Barkley used to be drafted 2nd total by the Giants in 2018. He suffered a excessive sprain to his fair ankle throughout a sport against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers throughout week Three this season, inflicting him to miss several games. He has 401 speeding yards and 228 receiving yards in only six games.