While British political geeks remain transfixed by the Republican primary race, it would seem Ed Miliband is eyeing another American contest: the NFL play-offs. Sure to shock many who never had him down as an aficionado of Gridiron, Ed’s comprehensive tweet summary of the New England Patriots- Baltimore Ravens stateside showdown was full of expertise befitting of an armchair supporter:
It will come as a blow to Ed’s football team Leeds United. While, the Labour leader has previously described himself as a “lapsed” follower of the Whites, his commitment to the Massachusetts based Patriots leaves little doubt as to who is the apple of Ed’s eye.
We look forward with interest to Ed’s analysis of the Super Bowl.
[update id="update1" time="11:07" text='Apparently Ed became a fan of the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox while his family stayed in Boston during his father’s tenure at Brandeis University.']