Rams Superstar Invites Team Janitor And Son To Attend The Super Bowl

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Jena Greene Reporter
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It takes an entire city to get a team to the Super Bowl, and Brandin Cooks back isn’t forgetting all the people who helped him get there.

The Atlanta-bound Rams wide receiver reportedly put in a lot of leg work to get Rams custodian Alfonso Garcia and his son, Josh, to Super Bowl LIII to thank Garcia and his family for their hard work and sacrifices. (RELATED: Here’s The Awesome Way Rams Players Are Helping Out Wildfire Victims)


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Cooks pulled most of the strings last week before his team made the cross-country journey to Atlanta. Cooks made sure Garcia and his son would have airfare, lodging and other accommodations completely taken care of. He also wanted it to be completely anonymous.

But Cooks’ teammate, Robert Woods, caught wind of the random act of kindness and told the press about it on media day Tuesday.

“I walked by and just happened to see that encounter,” Woods told reporters. “That’s the type of teammate he is — and a leader.”


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Asked about his decision to bring a custodian, Cooks said the choice was simple.

“Oh, man, Alfonso. The guy is special, man. He keeps our locker room in tip-top shape. He has such a special soul. Someone that I found myself drawn to once I got there and I see him around the facility all the time. I just felt like it would be special for him to see that he is a part of this success as well, and I wanted him to be able to be at the Super Bowl with his son to enjoy that.”

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