Patrick Mahomes, the quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, is set to participate in Super Bowl LVII in Glendale, Arizona, and he wants to make sure that his faith in God takes center stage. At the Super Bowl’s Opening Night event in Phoenix, Mahomes spoke to reporters about his Christian faith and how it affects his life and his game.
“My Christian faith plays a role in everything that I do,” Mahomes said. He goes on to explain that he always asks God to guide him and let him serve His name, adding that his faith is involved in everything he does, and he wants to make sure he brings glory to God while he is on a big stage like the Super Bowl.
“I mean, I always ask God to lead me in the right direction and let me be who I am for His name,” he said.
“So it has a role in everything that I do, and obviously it will be on a huge stage at the Super Bowl that He’s given me and I want to make sure I’m glorifying Him while I do it.”
The 27-year-old quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, gave credit to God after the Chiefs’ win over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship Game on January 29th. Despite playing with a high ankle sprain, Mahomes showed his gratitude towards God in a speech after the game. He said, “First of all, I wanna thank God, man. He healed my body this week to battle through that. He gave me the strength to be out here.”
Mahomes, who was named MVP of the regular season in the 2018-2019 season, has been open about his faith and its impact on his life and career. During the speech, he also said, “First, I just want to thank God because without Him none of this would even be here.” This statement highlights the importance of his faith in his life and how he views his achievements as a result of God’s blessings.
Prior to the 2020 Super Bowl, Patrick Mahomes spoke to journalists about the significance of faith in his life. KMBC-TV reported that he declared, “Faith has always been big with me.”
Mahomes emphasized the importance of conducting himself in accordance with his religious beliefs, stating, “As long as I’m doing everything the right way and the way that He would want me to do it, then I can walk off the field with my head held high and be able to be the man that I am.”
Man this is crazy! God is amazing! Thank you to everyone who has supported me and helped me get here! #ChiefsKindgom thank you for your passion but this is just the beginning!— Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) February 3, 2019