Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval threw some shade at Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes in an official city proclamation Friday.
Pureval proclaimed this Sunday “They Gotta Play Us Day” in honor of the city’s Bengals taking on the Chiefs in the AFC championship.
In his proclamation, the mayor pointed to Mahomes’ 0-3 record against Joe Burrow, joking that officials have asked Burrow to take a paternity test to confirm whether he is Mahomes’ father.
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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas caught wind of Pureval’s jabs and called them “weak as hell.”
Mahomes’ wife, Brittany, agreed.
“WEAK. & embarrassing,” she quote-tweeted.
CINCINNATI MAYOR RIPS PATRICK MAHOMES IN PROCLAMATION, JOKES JOE BURROW IS MAHOMES’ FATHER AHEAD OF TITLE GAME
In last year’s AFC title game, the Bengals beat the Chiefs 27-24 in overtime after Cincinnati outscored Kansas City 17-3 in the second half and overtime. It clinched the Bengals’ first Super Bowl appearance since the 1988 season.
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The Chiefs are hosting their fifth consecutive AFC championship game Sunday. They are 2-2 in their last four conference title games.