Patriots Player Michael Bennett Shouts Out Wakanda on First Sunday Night Football Game of Season

To say that Black Panther has left a cultural impression could be placing it evenly, however the billion dollar-grossing Marvel Studios film continues to go away an indelible mark on followers throughout the globe. It’s particularly resonated with athletes as soccer and basketball gamers have embraced the movie, some even designing their very own skilled sneakers round T’Challa’s iconic costume. But the most recent point out of Black Panther occurred within the opening moments of the NFL‘s return for the 2019 season, when New England Patriots Player Michael Bennett gave a shoutout with the movie’s signature phrase throughout his introduction towards the Pittsburgh Steelers.

While most gamers state their names and the place they went to school throughout these segments, Bennett as a substitute shouted the enduring phrase “WAKANDA FOREVER.” Check it out within the clip under:

Bennett final performed with the Philadelphia Eagles beneath a one-year deal, however has since joined the staff the place his brother Martellus gained a Super Bowl. Bennett himself has additionally earned a hoop, taking house the {hardware} with the Seattle Seahawks at Super Bowl XLVIII.

Now that he’s joined the reigning champions, Bennett has probability to make it occur once more.

And identical to the remaining of us, Bennett is probably going questioning what is going on on with the sequel to Black Panther. Just final month, followers lastly realized that lastly deliberate a launch date for Black Panther 2. There have been rumors that the movie could be launched earlier and that author and director Ryan Coogler had completed the script, however Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige needed to make clear that is not the case.

“The honest answer to that is that is pure rumor and speculation, because Mr. Coogler is just only in recent weeks sitting down at his keyboard and beginning to outline the movie,” Feige mentioned to BET. “It’s early, so nothing is set yet in any way that far, because Mr. Coogler is sitting down and will share it with [producer] Nate Moore and myself in coming weeks.”

Now it feels like progress has been made, and the King of Wakanda is about for his comeback within the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


Black Panther 2 is at present scheduled to premiere in theaters on May 6, 2022.

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