Former NFL player showcases his rare Yeezy collection and the internet is in awe
Brace yourselves, sneaker fans, former NFL player Shannon Sharpe is bringing the heat.
Sharpe, a legendary former tight end player for the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens, works alongside Skip Bayless on Fox Sports 1 Skip and Shannon: undisputed since 2016.
Sharpe has been a legend in the sports analysis world for years, and his commentary always seems to get people talking, praising or negative.
If you’ve ever watched a segment of Undisputed, you will know that Sharpe is always impeccably dressed and that her costumes almost always steal the show.
But under the desk, he’s wearing some high-end, limited-edition sneakers that cost hundreds or thousands of dollars.
Sharpe has shown off his sneaker collection on social media over the years, and it’s pretty impressive, as many have agreed.
Monday, in the wake of Kanye West DONDA out, he took to his Twitter to show off the rare Yeezys he acquired.
“I have a lot more Yeezys, but I think these are my most exclusive pairs,” Sharpe said in a video posted to his official Twitter while showing four pairs in particular.
Three of the Nike Air Yeezy 2 colorways include the highly sought after “Red October” model that many consider the best shoes ever.
Sharpe said he bought the Red October shoes from a Boston man he still talks to today on social media.
“He had these [shoes]. I wanted them, so I had to bargain with him, ”he said.
Sharpe noted that he would get the original owner’s tickets to the Super Bowl game when the Seattle Seahawks were in competition, but he couldn’t go because he was expecting his first child.
As a result, Sharpe offered to buy him tickets to the AFC Championships game and received the shoes before exchanging them for tickets.
“He trusted me so much that he actually sent the shoes before I bought him the tickets,” Sharpe said before confirming that he finally got him two tickets to the championship opener. of the AFC.
Afterwards, Sharpe shared the regular base colourway of the Adidas Yeezy Boost 750, Kanye West’s first shoe with Adidas.
Towards the end of the video, he said that he would one day part with the sneakers because his son does not wear a shoe size 13.
People in the comments to her post were quick to point out the impressive collection and even wanted to know when they might get a pair.
“Let me take a pair?” Someone wrote.
“Man has the Holy Grail in front of him,” added another.
Someone else pointed out that the “Red October” sneakers would be her wedding shoes and wrote: “Red Octobers will be my wedding sneakers. Does that sound weird?”
Check out some other reactions below.
It is safe to say that Sharpe has a fairly large number of interested buyers for his collection.
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