On Sunday, February 2, the NFL paid an emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and the seven people who died in last Sunday, January 26, in Calabasas, California, due to the terrible weather condition at the time. The 49er and Chief players formed a line looking head-on to pay homage to the legendary NBA player, and projected theself on two giant screens of the property where Super Bowl LIV is taking place a photograph of Kobe with his daughter Gianna and aside the names of the victims who accompanied them during the flight.
Players from both teams and the audience team came together to hold a minute’s silence to honor Kobe and also Chris Doleman, the Hall of Fame relins also passed away a few days ago.
Travis Kelce put a knee on the field in a sign of respect for the deceased and at the end of the minute, all players headed to the dressing rooms to prepare for their release from the game. This is not the only tribute that kobe has been paid in the field of sport, last Friday during the first game of the Lakers since the death of the athlete, jerseys of the player were placed in each of the seats of the venue as well as two original jerseys of him and his daughter Gianna in two places on the front line, where two bouquets of roses were also placed in his honor.
In addition, before the game reached the final, Staples Center paid tribute to the Lakers legend, starting with Usher’s performance of «Amazing Grace,» continuing with a moving rendition of «Hallelujah» by Ben Hong accompanied by a video tribute and Boyz-II-Men ended with «The Star Spangled Banner». And the performance that undoubtedly stole the night was that of Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, who made the audience cry with the performance of «See You Again», an emotional theme created for the film «Fast and Furious 7» after the death of Paul Walker in a tragic accid automotive in 2013.