WWE Legend Triple H’s Unconditional Love for West Ham United

Published 12/18/2021, 7:17 AM EST


‘The Game’ Triple H is not just a fan of pro-wrestling. The WWE COO loves soccer, and one team in particular – West Ham United FC of the Premier League. HHH has been quite expressive of his love for the club and its players, and is often seen celebrating its victory and actively following the sport through his social media handles.

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Several players of the club have acknowledged his support and celebrate the fact that an entity of a different industry follows them as avidly. It is safe to say that the former WWE champion is a fan of the Hammers.

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Does Triple H support West Ham?

Yes, ‘The Game’ loves West Ham. Earlier this year, ‘The Cerebral Assassin’ recorded a video from the Performance Center, just a few days before WrestleMania 37, and supported the Hammers for their upcoming matches in the Champions League.

“Hi Gary, it’s Triple H here, coming from the Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. I know you are busy right now, I know it’s the Champions League, the biggest club competition in the world, which will be even bigger when West Ham are in it next year.” [h/t: The Sun]

In an interview with ITV News, Triple H once compared West Ham to WWE saying that the club is somewhat like the WWE considering the fanbase and the loyalty.

“West Ham is probably the closest to what we do, with the passion of their fanbase and their loyalty, right? That’s the closest to what we do.” HHH confessed.

Football – West Ham United v Everton – Barclays Premier League – Upton Park – 7/11/15
West Ham’s Manuel Lanzini celebrates scoring their first goal with Aaron Cresswell and Mark Noble
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West Ham fan Triple H responds to Premier League side playing his WWE Theme Song during FA Cup

In a match against Doncaster Rovers, The West Ham team gave a tribute to HHH when they walked out from the dressing room while HHH’s WWE theme song played before a match in the FA Cup.

TOKYO, JAPAN – JUNE 28: Triple H enters the ring during the WWE Live Tokyo at Ryogoku Kokugikan on June 28, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)

Triple responded to a tweet about West Ham’s tribute. He also shared the video of the West Ham players walking out to his music in the second half of their emphatic 4-0 win over Doncaster Rovers.

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Seeing the back and forth love from both sport is something that soothes the heart of a common fan. Currently, ‘The Game’ has supposedly shifted to a permanent backstage role after he suffered a cardiac event earlier this year.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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