Almost 1,500 miles and about 22 hours later, they reached the town the place they will watch the New England Patriots tackle the Philadelphia Eagles in Tremendous Bowl LII.
And he is unsure what to think about Minnesota.
“I do not know what I anticipated. I’ve by no means been out on this a part of the nation earlier than,” Haney stated. “Thus far so good. All of the locals have been fairly good to us.”
The St. Paul Pioneer Press requested Haney and a number of other different soccer followers visiting Minnesota for the large recreation about their keep to date. They virtually all agreed on two issues: Minnesotans are nice, however the chilly climate has them craving for a hotter local weather for a Tremendous Bowl.
What do you consider Minnesota thus far?
• “It is only a tad chilly. We awakened this morning and it was -eight,” John Brennan, Philadelphia
•”It exceeds expectations. I assumed: ‘Minnesota, snowy and chilly.’ It has been a bit chilly, however it’s been nice,” Cameron Helm, Pittsburgh
•”It is just a little—rather a lot—quieter (than Philadelphia.) It undoubtedly is much less of a downtown metropolis life than Philly is,” Dustin Helm, Pittsburgh (born and raised in Philadelphia)
•”I do not actually know an excessive amount of about it but. We simply received right here, drove 19 hours,” Ray Romano (not the actor), Manhattan, N.Y. (Patriots fan)
•”It is a greater metropolis than I anticipated it to be. The airport is very large, and it is much more unfold out,” Kevin Carter, Maine
•”Good. Chilly. I lived in Boston for a number of years, too, so it isn’t an enormous deal. We have had unfavorable 10, too,” Israel Medina, Texas (Patriots fan)
Is Minnesota Good an actual factor?
•”Our (rental host) is so good. She retains checking in on us and texting us to ask if we’d like something,” Brianna Brennan, Philadelphia
•”I am going to inform you what, the individuals listed here are fantastic. The man we’re staying with—a nephew of a good friend—is the nicest. Salt of the Earth individuals, simply real individuals,” Romano
•”Everybody’s been very cordial and the whole lot within the metropolis has been taken care of fairly properly,” Helm
•”Everyone however Philly followers have been nice,” Greg Carter, Maine.
•”Yeah, I imply everyone to date has been very nice, actually welcoming. Nothing actually to write down residence about that is unfavourable,” Kent Haney, Massachusetts. (In distinction, “They are not good followers in Massachusetts,” he stated.)
•”To date, sure, the individuals are nice, very receptive. My spouse and I went to Pittsburgh for a Patriots recreation final yr they usually weren’t very receptive to us,” Medina
Apart from Tremendous Bowl actions, what else will you do right here?
•”I want to seek out a type of Jucy Lucys. Then…