“Nature Boy” Ric Flair Visited the 49ers Prior to Their Victory Over the Packers (Video)
On Saturday, the day before the San Francisco 49ers went into a frigid, sub-zero Lambeau Field and ousted the Green Bay Packers from the playoffs, coach Jim Harbaugh flew in a very special motivational speaker to pump the team up.
Who was it? Only one of the greatest heels in the history of pro wrestling: The Nature Boy himself, Ric Flair.
The world first heard about the Niners’ awesome motivational speaker thanks to a tweet from tackle Anthony Davis on Saturday night in which he insulted the town of Appleton, Wisconsin, by calling it a “sh*t hole.” Yep, that Anthony Davis is a classy guy. Check it out:
However, yesterday the WWE was kind enough to post the video of the Nature Boy’s appearance on their YouTube channel. And here it is:
It wasn’t exactly the most rousing pep talk we’ve ever seen. All the dude really did was say (about 10 times) how honored he was to be there, before howling his trademark “WOOOO!” a couple of times.
Then again, who knows what they cut out. And, in any case, the Nature Boy’s appearance certainly worked. The Niners braved the cold and pulled off the 23-20 victory.
Hat Tip – [Bleacher Report]