“Real Men Love Tay Tay”: 3x DPOY J. J. Watt Reveals Special Place in Heart for Taylor Swift, NFL World Reacts

Published 03/20/2023, 3:47 PM EDT

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Taylor Swift has amassed a huge fan following over the years as an icon in the music industry. With hits like ‘Blank Space’ and ‘Shake it off,’ she is someone who is loved by fans of all age groups. And adding to that list of ‘Swifty’ is former NFL player J. J. Watt. After playing in the NFL for 12 seasons with the Houston Texans and Arizona Cardinals, the former defensive end announced his retirement last December. Watt recently attended a Taylor Swift concert with his wife and friends. And it seems like he has nothing but respect and admiration for the music icon.

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In a recent post on social media, Watt opened up about the work that Swift puts in for her concert and her fans who come to see the singer in action.

J. J. Watt admired and enjoyed the Taylor Swift concert

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After attending the Swift concert, Watt took to social media to express his opinion and the observations he made. The concert left the former footballer awestruck. From the production to set design to the sound quality, Watt had nothing but admiration for the people who are a part of the concert. 

 

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He further went on to talk about how Swift put in all the effort for her fans who went to attend the show, as they saw her performing nonstop without taking any breaks for herself.

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In a span of 3 hours and 15 minutes, Taylor Swift performed 44 songs for the crowd. JJ Watt felt that fans who paid to see the concert got their money’s worth in terms of the performance put up by the singer.

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Fans took to social media as well to show how they themselves admired Taylor as a performer and also for the way she treats her fanbase. It has turned Watt into a ‘Swifty’ after the player had nothing but praise for the singer in his tweet.

 

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Taylor Swift is currently on the U.S. leg of her The Eras Tour. While Watt continues to relax and enjoy his time with his family after retiring from professional football, we might be seeing him attend more Swift concerts in the future. What is your favorite Taylor Swift song to hum to? Let us know in the comments below. 

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Priyam Hazarika is an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. Priyam's favorite athlete has always been the legendary football star Tom Brady, whom he immensely appreciates for his sense of dedication and passion for the sport. His favorite words of wisdom are from one of the greatest coaches of all time, Vince Lombardi.
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