Three months before the start of the playoffs, Patrick Mahomes rented an Airbnb in Arizona for the Super Bowl.
In a clip from Netflix’s new “Quarterback” series, Mahomes, 27, revealed he booked the relaxing homestay experience months before the Kansas City Chiefs found out they were playing at the biggest sporting event of the year, People reports .
“I got a crib about six minutes from our hotel so my family can stay there,” Mahomes told Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts before the big game. When asked if he had a home in the area, Mahomes, who is estimated to be worth $50 million, explained that he wanted to save money, saying, “No, I just booked it through Airbnb.”
The prescient move paid off as Kansas City made it to the 2023 Super Bowl and defeated the Philadelphia Eagles. Mahomes was also named the game’s most valuable player at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The team previously claimed the trophy in 2020 when they defeated the San Francisco 49ers at Super Bowl LIV.
The eight-part documentary Quarterback will follow Mahomes, Minnesota Vikings’ Kirk Cousins and Atlanta Falcons’ Marcus Mariota throughout the 2022 season the field” and “intimate moments with their families, friends and coaches”.
“Look — we’ve seen quarterbacks being taped for a game. We definitely saw the training camp. But we’ve never followed a quarterback all season to see what they do on Sunday night after a big win, after a brutal last-second field goal loss — what they do on Mondays and Tuesdays on their days off.” , says Hall of Famer quarterback and “Quarterback” executive producer Peyton Manning told Netflix.
Mahomes spoke to People at the premiere of the documentary series, where he credited his success to his wife, with whom he has two young children.
“I have a great wife. I think that helps a lot,” he said of his wife, Brittany Mahomes. “She helps me a lot by taking things off my plate.”
Mahomes added, “I can be myself, the same person I grew up — and luckily I’ve won a couple Super Bowls with it.”
In 2020, Mahomes signed a 10-year contract extension worth at least $450 million, ESPN reported. According to The Sports Rush, he is set to become a billionaire by 2030.
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