Shaquille O’Neal Fans Divided as He Wears AEW T-shirt in “Yummy” Reel on Instagram

Published 01/19/2022, 11:30 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 23: Former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal laughs as he attends the unveiling of the Shaq Courts at the Doolittle Complex donated by Icy Hot and the Shaquille O’Neal Foundation in partnership with the city of Las Vegas on October 23, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Icy Hot)

Shaquille O’Neal is one of the greatest basketball players. He is a pure entertainer and had entertained the fans for many years. Recently, Shaq posted a hilarious “Yummy” Instagram reel that got the fans laughing.

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But another thing the fans noticed is that Shaquille O’Neal was wearing an All Elite Wrestling (AEW) t-shirt. It is secret to none that he is a big professional wrestling fan and he is definitely no stranger to AEW fans.

Fans spotted Shaq wearing the AEW t-shirt and had several comments on it. While some fans looked excited to see Shaq in the AEW t-shirt, some also asked him to get rid of that shirt.

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One fan noted Shaq is rocking in an AEW shirt and another fan feels Shaq is about to have another match in AEW. Some fans claimed it was a cool shirt and also felt that Shaquille O’Neal was representing AEW.

However, not everyone looked happy on seeing the basketball legend wearing the AEW shirt.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – DECEMBER 28: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Shaquille O’Neal attends 2019 World Lightweight & World Light Heavy Weight Championships at State Farm Arena on December 28, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

One fan commented, asking Shaq to get rid of the AEW shirt. Another fan commented and claimed AEW to be a ‘filthy promotion’.

Shaquille O’Neal appeared in WWE and in AEW

The basketball legend appeared in wrestling promotions like WWE, AEW, and Impact Wrestling. In April 2016, Shaquille O’Neal took part in the André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 32.

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He had a confrontation with Big Show during the Battle Royal. Later, there had been talks about the basketball legend facing Big Show at WrestleMania 33 that never happened.

Shaquille O’Neal also wrestled in AEW in a mixed tag-team match. He teamed up with Jade Cargill and took on Cody Rhodes and Red Velvet. During the match, he even got driven through two tables at ringside after Cody Rhodes hit him with a flying crossbody from the ring apron.

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However, Shaq and Jade Cargill got the better of Cody Rhodes and Red Velvet. Do you want to see Shaquille O’Neal back inside the squared circle? Let us know in the comments below.

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Shouvik Nath

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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.

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