The meeting of week 10, where the running back will face Jets will be special for Barkley not only because it will be the first time he faces the other NY organization, but also the commitment has a personal background.
Saquon's father, Alibay Barkley, is a fervent follower of Jets. But that's not all, well the runner explained that his dad will see the meeting wearing a Joe Namath sweater, legend of Jets.
"My dad, if you ever know my father, I want you to know that he is a Jets fan since he was a child. Are you going to support Jets? Yes, but it will also encourage Giants and his son at the same time. So he gets the best of both parties, seeing his team and seeing his son live his dream, "Barkley said in an interview with ESPN.
Harmony in the family
Alibay's passion for Jets is so great that he has even admitted that he has tattooed the logo of the organization on his forearm. Although he also noted that He has considered adding the image of Giants to honor his son.