NFL player Britain Covey will wear the Chilean flag on his helmet:

Following the absence of Chilean Sammis Reyes from the current NFL season (so far), domestic fans were shocked to learn that Philadelphia Eagles American player Britain Covey will wear a Chilean flag on his helmet. Why? The 25-year-old athlete spent a couple of years in Rancagua, working as a missionary, so he met the league’s requirement and will have the national pavilion in sight.

Chilean fans of the NFL (professional American football league) were surprised to learn that Eagles player Britain Covey wears the Chilean flag on his helmet.

The athlete who had a passage through national soil, used the emblem with the colors of Chile during the fourth date, and will repeat it in the next game, while dreaming “of eating a complete or a sopaipilla in the street.”

Who is Britain Covey and what relationship does it have with Chile

Last 2021, Sammis Reyes became the first Chilean in history to play in the National Football League (NFL), something that he could not repeat this 2022, due to injury.

However, there is another player with ties to our country. Is about Britain Covey, the wide receiver (WR) of the Philadelphia Eagles, who was in our nation, as a missionary. This was explained through Twitter by the account NFL Chile.

According to the information, Covey He was part of the University of Utah team, during the 2015 season and then between 2018 and 2021.

What happened between 2016 and 2017? He was in Rancagua, serving a mission for the Church (Mormon) of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Britain Covey: “I dream of eating a full or a sopaipilla”

On the chance, Britain Covey He said riding a bike in Chile was harder than blocking Jabrill Peppers, one of the defenders he faced in college.

Meanwhile, according to media NFL in Spanishthrough the Eagles Press Department, the athlete expressed that โ€œserving the people of Chile as a missionary for two years was one of the great experiences of my life and made me fall in love with Chileans and their culture.โ€

He also added: โ€œI dream of eating a full or a sopaipilla on the street. That is one of the many things that I loved about my time in Chile.โ€

Why will he wear his helmet with a Chilean flag?

After returning from his mission in Chile, Britain Covey he played 47 games for Utah over 4 years. Thus, this 2022, he signed for the Eagles as a free agent, after not being selected in the Draft.

In this way, he has participated in the 4 games of the current NFL season, which keeps his team undefeated.

In this context, during the date of last weekend, and the fifth, which will be played between this Thursday, October 6 and Monday, October 10, the league will celebrate international diversity, which includes 55 countries.

Therefore, by spending at least 2 years in another country, Britain Covey complied with the league requirement and was authorized to wear the flag of Chile on his helmet.

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NFL player Britain Covey will wear the Chilean flag on his helmet: