99-Year-Old Philadelphia Eagles Fan Attends First Ever Super Bowl Win
Philadelphia native Phil Basser, who turns 100 years old in March of this year, got to witness his local team finally win a Super Bowl game. This one one of those stories that just warms your heart.
My 99yr old grandpa Phil (turning 100 in march) has lived in Philadelphia since 1918 and has never seen an Eagles Super Bowl. Looks like we got a battle of the centenarians! pic.twitter.com/yEvyd37W9n
— Josh (@_jbpotter7_) January 15, 2018
He said in an article published by the Philadelphia Eagles:
The successes of all of my children and their spouses make me feel like I’m living in a dreamland. I can’t explain it. It’s heaven on earth.
One could look at my life and see the hurdles and he tragedy. These were all devastating, but I choose to wake up each and every day seeing the best that has to offer.