Super Bowl 2020: The Rock wishes super fan George Kittle luck ahead of 49ers vs. Chiefs

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Thursday, January 30, 2020
The Rock wishes super fan Kittle luck ahead of Super Bowl 2020
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After 49ers tight end George Kittle opened up about what a huge fan he is of The Rock, the actor and wrestling superstar wished him luck with his big game.

MIAMI (KGO) -- After San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle opened up about what a huge fan he is of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the actor and professional wrestler wished him luck in Super Bowl LIV against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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During a press conference on Opening Night Monday, Kittle described how starstruck he was after meeting him during an event at Marlin's Park.

"I was like, 'Oh what!?' and turned around and all the sudden he's chest to chest with me," he said.

Kittle says The Rock greeted him with a "What's up, Brother?"

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He also got a sneak-peek sampling of The Rock's new Teremana tequila, which isn't available until March.

The Rock also made light of their encounter on Twitter after Kittle called him "really big and really sweaty" during the press conference.

"It was hot under all those lights," he said. "Have FUN this Sunday at the #SuperBowlLIV brother. Own it."

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