Get it now This is a touchdown.
He celebrated his Super Bowl victory with his team, but instead, he was a Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Van Jefferson sprinted out of SoFi Stadium and straight to a nearby hospital to be by his wife Samaria‘s side as she gave birth to a baby boy.
Taking to Instagram, he shared an adorable photo of himself holding the newborn—they’ve yet to pick out a name—with the caption, “X2!!!!!”
It wasn’t exactly how the high school sweethearts (already parents to daughter BellaAccording to Samaria, “5, 5” was imagining how the day would unfold. At 40 weeks pregnant, Samaria told The Athletic she was “definitely feeling the pressure and the pain” ahead of the game. “Nerves for Van, nerves for our family—but it’s okay.” Although she was determined to see him in action, she went into labor and had to be rushed to the hospital.