Singer, Ciara praises husband after he becomes highest paid NFL player


AMERICAN singer and dancer, Ciara sang praise of her footballer husband, Russell Wilson after he re-signed a contract with football team, Seattle Seahawks.

The footballer reached an agreement with the Seattle Seahawks, the team he has been with since 2012 and signed a new contract for the next four years.

The mouth watering contract comes with a $140 million (about 50 billion naira) salary over the next four years with about $35 million per season and  a $65 million signing bonus.

He became the highest paid player in NFL history beating colleague Aaron Rogers, who was formerly the highest-paid player in the NFL with his annual average of $33.5 million per season.

Following the news, Ciara took to Instagram to share a sweet note about her husband.

“I watch you put everything on the line every Sunday in pure amazement,” she wrote.

“Your dedication commitment and consistency to the game never wavers .

“You’re always the first person in and the last person out. You’re 1 of 1.

“The hardest working man I know. So proud of you baby. Giving God all the praise.”

The singer shared a similar note on Twitter saying, “Soooo proud of my love. So excited Seattle is home! God is so good. The hardest working man I know! You inspire me so much! #GoHawks.”

The 30-year-old Seattle icon piloted the Seahawks to a Super Bowl win in 2013.

Wilson also holds the record for most wins by an NFL quarterback through 7 seasons. He has a daughter with Ciara whom he married in 2016. (NAN)

– Apr. 17, 2019 @ 12:45 GMT |

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