This Canton couple is on completely different sides of the soccer discipline as their family has enjoyable cut up by the rivalry between the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers.
CANTON, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers rivalry is among the oldest within the NFL — and for the Morgan household, it’s a home divided each Sunday.
“Her boys are all Steelers followers, besides one, he is a Chiefs fan,” David explains. “After which all of my youngsters — all of them — are diehard, diehard, diehard Browns followers.”
So how does this blended household come collectively on sport days?
“We’re very shut. I imply, COVID has put a wrench in everyone’s all the things, however on a typical 12 months had been collectively lots the children get alongside nice. It’s a giant celebration.”
Jill and David have been fortunately married for six years and knew from the start it was love at first sight.
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“Earlier than we met, it was sort of a coincidence,” Jill stated. “He despatched me photos of him at Browns video games and him along with his Browns gear. I stated, ‘Ugh. This could be a deal breaker.'”
So she despatched him an image of herself in a Steelers jersey. Lengthy story brief, he didn’t choose a e book by its cowl.
“I believe he pretended prefer it didn’t trouble him,” Jill stated. “He neglected it and we obtained married.”
Though the couple will get grilled each time they exit collectively rocking their gear, love all the time outweighs all of it.
However regardless of the end result, the Morgan household can be watching the sport collectively underneath one roof in a home divided.
“I believe we’re proof that opposites entice,” Jill stated. “That Browns and Steelers followers can get alongside.”
The Browns are set to battle the Steelers this coming Sunday within the Wild Card spherical of the playoffs in Pittsburgh. The sport will air on WKYC Channel 3.
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