Gender reveals have been one of the biggest trends of the past few years as couples have come up with creative and fun ways to find out whether their child is a boy or a girl. And it’s extended to sports, too. Kirk Cousins threw a mini football at a target last March, and some Eagles fans recreated the “Philly Special” to find out they were having a girl in late July.
Falcons lineman Andy Levitre became one of the latest to join the movement Wednesday.
Uhhh Falcons lineman Andy Levitre just had a gender reveal Gatorade bath. This was amazing: pic.twitter.com/eNHTzaH0ZQ
— Kevin Clark (@bykevinclark) August 8, 2018
Levitre’s baby boy is due a day after the Super Bowl
With Levitre and his wife, Katie, holding signs that read “A Gatorade shower will let us see boy or girl what will it be?” the Falcons dumped blue Gatorade on Levitre’s head. He then celebrated accordingly.
Levitre, 32, is heading into his fourth year with the Falcons. He started his career with Buffalo, where he played four years, and then he played two more in Tennessee before heading to Atlanta. He’s started 45 games over the past three seasons for the Falcons.
If everything goes to plan, this Gatorade shower won’t be the only one in which Levitre will be taking part. The Falcons are once again a strong contender in the NFC and have qualified for back-to-back playoffs, including a trip to the Super Bowl two seasons ago.
The baby boy is due the day after Super Bowl LIII, according to Katie’s Instagram account. The couple announced they were expecting a child in late July, shortly before Levitre left for training camp.
If all goes to plan, the Levitre’s are hoping they’ll be plenty busy the first weekend of February, 2019.
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