Christmas is a special time for sports fans for more reasons than one. With all of the great games on TV, time off work to relax, and the food – the holiday season holds a special place in the sports fan’s heart. If you’re struggling with what to buy that special person, here are a few ideas you may not have thought of.
You may have seen our guide on Christmas gifts for the home, well if you need something for the sports fan in your life, then these gifts are going to go down a treat.
Super Bowl Tickets
A bucket-list event for many sports-mad fans the world over, tickets to the Super Bowl are like gold dust but if you can manage to get your hands on them, you will likely be making dreams come true. No matter who you support, it’s an event no sports fan would miss. Some of the favorites this year include the Philadelphia Eagles, the Buffalo Bills, and the Kansas City Chiefs.
If the biggest game in sports isn’t enough to tempt you then perhaps the world-famous half-time performances will – the incredible Rihanna will headline this year’s show. Super Bowl LVII will be played at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday, February 12, 2023.
The Duke NFL Football
Every football fan has to have a game ball. A classic, affordable, and quality gift – you can’t go wrong with a pigskin. “The Duke” NFL football was named in honor of the game’s pioneering legend and NY Giants owner, Wellington Mara. He was given the nickname by the Giants players and years later, the NFL game ball took on this nickname too. You can even personalize this ball with custom laser-engraved text, making it an even more special gift. The Wilson NFL “The Duke” Game Football is the closest to what is used by the pros every season.
Gift Card for DraftKings Sportsbook
With online gambling taking off in America and a holiday season packed full of great games, why not treat your loved one to a DraftKings Sportsbook Gift Card? With no shortage of games and sports to wager on, it could be the perfect present for a sports mad fan.
The gift card can be pre-loaded with a set amount and passed on as a present. Recipients can either create a new account or add funds to an existing account. This leaves them free to bet on who and what they like. They may even win some money and buy you a beer.
Vintage Cleveland ‘Lebron’ Jersey
Every NBA fan remembers the moment Lebron came home to Ohio. After leaving for Miami before ever winning the first title for Cleveland, Lebron’s jerseys were burnt and he became perhaps the most hated man in the state. Years later after winning multiple NBA titles in Miami, Ohio-born Lebron would return to the team that drafted him to fulfill his promise of bringing home a Championship. With a trio of Lebron, Kyrie, and Kevin Love, the Cleveland Cavaliers came back from 3-1 down in the series to win it in 7.
The short-sleeved black, gold, and burgundy jersey is an iconic one that would make any NBA fan happy this Christmas.
A Tour of the AT&T Stadium
This stadium is far more than just the home of the Dallas Cowboys, America’s team. The stadium is widely referred to as ‘Jerry World’ after the Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who originally envisioned it as a large entertainment venue. When completed it became the largest dome stadium in the world.
The record attendance for an NFL regular season game was set at the stadium in 2009 with a crowd of 105,121. With a state-of-the-art training complex and a huge campus, there is far more to see in Jerry’s World other than just the stadium. Make a day of it with your special person and get tickets this holiday season.
So if you are stuck on what to get your buddy, son, friend, or loved one this holiday season, here are some great out-of-the-box ideas you can try.