When the NFL season kicks off on Thursday with the Green Bay Packers visiting the Seattle Seahawks, recording artists Pharrell Williams, Soundgarden and Ariana Grande will be a part of the musical entertainment leading up to the game.
One guy whose vocal talents won’t be featured on Thursday in Seattle: Manny Pacquiao.
So Pacquiao, who fights a guy named Chris Algieri in November, decided he’d kick the NFL season off his own way. And appearing on Fox Sports 1, he shared his singing talent with a tribute to the NFL that he wrote:
Manny Pacquiao sings tribute to NFL
As we watched Pacquiao, we couldn’t help but think about Randy Watson, that singing legend from Jackson Heights who made his screen debut in “Coming to America”: