Russell Wilson loves the Emerald Metropolis. The Tremendous Bowl–profitable, deep ball-throwing quarterback has been with the Seahawks since 2012, and he’s owned property in Bellevue, a straightforward automobile experience throughout the lake from Seattle, since 2015.
“What I really like most about Seattle is the imaginative and prescient of Seattle,” Wilson instructed Males’s Journal behind the scenes at our cowl shoot, “from the companies that folks create to the concepts.”
Wilson grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and went to school first at North Carolina State College after which on the College of Wisconsin–Madison. He performed for NC State’s soccer workforce, the Wolfpack, for 3 years after which performed for the Wisconsin Badgers for one. He’s been throughout the U.S., however Seattle was a brand new expertise for him.
He says that he sticks to his health routine fairly strictly, however he did clue us into just a few of his favourite cheat day spots on the town. “I can’t let you know too many as a result of I don’t need you all exhibiting up ,” he stated.
By way of Tribunali, a Neapolitan joint, is the place he likes to go for a slice of pizza. It has three areas round Seattle: one in Capitol Hill, one other in Georgetown, and one other in Queen Anne. None of them are near CenturyLink Stadium, so followers hoping to select up a pie on their method to or from a sport could be in for a drive.
“For ice cream, I really like Good day Robin,” Wilson continued. “If I’m in search of a pleasant deal with, that’s the place I’m going.” Good day Robin is a cookie store on 19th Ave. E, however they do ice cream scoops as effectively, and their declare to fame is their ice cream sandwich.
Followers hoping to see Wilson in any of these Seattle eating places could be dissatisfied—the person is ripped, and pizza and cookies aren’t going to maintain him in form.
“I’m making an attempt to avoid these two locations although, proper now, simply because I’m making an attempt to ensure my health is on the highest stage,” he stated.
However his love for Seattle goes method past meals—it’s the individuals, too. “What I really like about Seahawks followers is that they’re probably the most ravenous, loopy, best-believing followers there’s on the planet.” he stated. “That’s what makes it so particular.”
Beneath head coach Pete Carroll, the Seahawks will start their 44th NFL season towards the Cincinnati Bengals on September eight at dwelling, and you may guess the followers will likely be simply as raucous as ever. Till then, take a look at our full interview with Russell within the video above, and don’t miss our profile on him within the September problem of Males’s Journal, on newsstands now.