VIDEO: David Bakhtiari Interrupts Davante Adams Mid Interview to Give Him Madden 99 Club Jordan Gold Cleats

Published 07/31/2021, 5:59 PM EDT


Davante Adams had a blockbuster 2020 NFL season. With 20 touchdowns across 16 regular season games, the wide receiver had his best NFL campaign to date.

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Being named a first-team All Pro the wide receiver, Adams showed the world that he’s truly one of the best in the business. And Madden too showed their appreciation for Adams’ output.

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Being rated 99 in the upcoming Madden 22 video game, Davante Adams officially booked his place in the illustrious ’99 club.’

The club is only for players who manage to attain the rating of 99 in an installment of Madden. And for Adams’ introduction to the club, NBA legend Michael Jordan’s brand, Jordan, who sponsor the athlete decided to shower some love.

Davante Adams wowed by new gold pair of Jordans

David Bakhtiari was roped in by Madden and Jordan to surprise Davante Adams with his custom pair of Madden 99 club Jordan gold cleats. While Adams was in the middle of the interview, Bakhtiari barged in to present him his new pair of cleats.

And it’s safe to say Adams was thoroughly surprised. Though interupted in the middle of an interview, Adams had no qualms when he saw what David Bakhtiari had to offer. “Goodness gracious. That was worth it,” said Adams.

While being the team player he is, Adams said that his Packers teammate Bakhtiari too should be a member of the 99 club. Putting in the hard work through the day, the Adams hinted at the game creators to consider bumping up his left tackle’s rating.

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“David Bakhtiari should have been in the ‘99 Club,’ as well, so you might want to analyze that and see if we can make some changes,” Adams said. “I see this man every single day, so it’s not about you, it’s about me.”

Dec 13, 2020; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams (17) celebrates with quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) after a touchdown during the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Alongside Davante Adams, LA Rams’ Aaron Donald, Jalen Ramsey and Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes & Travis Kelce are the only other players to be a part of this year’s 99 club.

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Reckon these players deserved the 99 ratings? And who do you think missed out? Let us know in the comments below.

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Shivayan Roy

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Shivayan Roy is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Masters Diploma in Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Roy functioned as a reporter for Goal.com and extensively covered the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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