“It was kind of cool … to have that many people care about the game of football.” Luke Willson, play in Seattle’s comeback win over the Packers in the NFC Championship. “Now to have been playing here for nine years, playing in my second Super Bowl is really a dream come true.”
The Seahawks have one other foreign-born player on its roster: Defensive lineman Jesse Williams, who was born in Brisbane, Australia. He spent the season on injured reserve after injuring his knee during fall camp.
Luke Willson, left, and Jon Ryan are the two Canadian players on the field in this Sunday’s Super Bowl.