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I became a new Father, does my son have to be a Charger fan?


I live in the Bay area (SF). My new son is in a unique spot - hes maybe 36 hours old.. and has 3 NFL team to choose from (and really 32). The Chargers (Mine), the 49ers and the raiders.

I am a born and bread San Diegan transplanted to the Bay Area for work, everyone around me is a 49er fan with raider fans sprinkled in.

I would love to hear other fathers (and mothers) opinions on the matter... do I buy him a bunch of Charger stuff and just force feed the fandom? Play the super charger song over and over? In fact - the NFLs follys was on at I think 3 am and I changed the channel before the fateful play of madden, the raiders, and the chargers unfolded. I couldnt stand him seeing it... let alone watching it again for the 50th time. Embarrassment every time. Do I really want him feeling the agony I feel every year the Chargers bow out of the season (and thank goodness this year it was the playoffs)

Would love to see the feed and feedback about how to introduce not only the NFL to kids, but how to let them pick a team and love them for the rest of their life.

Kevin Hughes

San Diegan Forever

Kevin

This FanPost was written by a member of the Bolts From The Blue community and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Bolts From The Blue editors or SB Nation.

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