Lee Tramel understands that he and his fellow Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans have drunk deeply from the cup of sporting success the past year.
In An span that is 11-month the majority of things in life have actually flickered between varying tones of bad, at the very least the expert activities teams that live on the eastern and western shores of Tampa Bay have actually provided a respite. The successes have actually arranged in a form that is rare
The Tampa Bay Lightning won a second Stanley Cup.
The Rays won the American League Pennant.
And with the unlikely arrival of 43-year-old, six-time champion quarterback Tom Brady – who signed with Tampa Bay within a week of the North American professional sports complex going fetal – the Buccaneers will on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium become the first team to play a home-game Super Bowl.
What more could a Tampa Bay fan want?
To actually see it happen.
Less-indulged American fan bases aren’t going to conjure sympathy that is much this type of predicament, however the Lightning raised the Stanley Cup in a practically fanless Rogers destination in Toronto to summarize the nationwide Hockey League’s bubbled-up playoffs.
The Rays denied an initial World Series title in Arlington, Texas – by the Dodgers, whom offered l . a . two championships and also the many fan that is over-served of the year – as Major League Baseball held the playoffs in predetermined sites for COVID mitigation.
Again, no tears from anywhere else, but Bucs fans are unapologetic about the possibility of wondering if the championship that is karmic owes them one. And Also lamenting this opportunity a that is little“I feel like we’ve been cheated,” said Tramel, a Bucs that is long-time fan had been current for the Super Bowl make an impression on Oakland in 2003. “It’s like they stated, ‘We got one for Tampa later on.”
That doesn’t mean he’s taking this one less seriously.“It’s like someone is getting into my garden, and I also gotta win,” he told PlayUSA