“The Greatest”: Charismatic JJ Watt Receives Engrossing Tribute From Better Half

Published 12/28/2022, 7:30 AM EST

So, JJ Watt has played his last home game in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals defensive end has decided to hang his cleats at the end of the season. And the NFL world is pouring their hearts out for the veteran. But none of them come close to the engrossing tribute he received from his better half.

Watt’s wife, Kealia Ohai Watt, was present with their son, Koa James, as the Cardinals took on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And she posted a tribute for her husband after his retirement decision.

An engrossing tribute for JJ Watt


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JJ Watt’s wife Kealia Ohai Watt posted a heart-touching tribute for the retiring NFL veteran. Kealia wrote her tribute on Watt’s retirement tweet, which had a family photo after the game against the Buccaneers.

“Koa’s first ever NFL game. My last ever NFL home game. My heart is filled with nothing but love and gratitude. It’s been an absolute honor and a pleasure,” Watts wrote with an on-field family photo.

His wife retweeted his post with a tribute for the veteran saying she was proud to be his wife. Here is Kealia’s tweet.

Watt announced his retirement on Tuesday after his last home game ended in a defeat. Tom Brady and the Buccaneers defeated the Cardinals in OT to keep their playoff hopes intact. But the NFL world will never forget the DE’s presence in the league.

The NFL world joins for tributes

The NFL world does not forget its legends. Fans poured their hearts out for JJ Watt. Sadness prevailed among the fanbase to see one of the best players of the league bow out. Clearly, the fans don’t want him to go right now.

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This fan expressed their sadness at Watt’s departure but wished the family well for the future.

And it wasn’t just the Cardinals’ fans who were sad to see the legend go.

This fan wished Watt all the best with the family time he will get.

Another fan can’t wait to see what Watt does in the future.


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Watt started his NFL career with the Houston Texans in 2011 as a first-round draft pick. He played 10 seasons at the NRG Stadium, establishing himself as one of the best in his position. He then joined the Arizona Cardinals last season and continued his legacy there.


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Watt led the NFL in sacks twice in his career, in the 2012 and 2015 seasons. The four-time Pro Bowler won the defensive player of the year award in the 2012, 2014, and 2015 seasons. What a career. What a player. It would be interesting to see what the future holds for him.

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Shivam Pratap Singh

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Shivam Pratap Singh originally hails from Punjab, India. After completing his Master's degree from Jamia Millia Islamia, he joined the world of media with a stint at Opoyi. While he was there, he started to follow the NFL.

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