Brendan Maloy
Friday August 5th, 2016

DeAngelo Williams was the subject of a very festive prank by the Steelers on Thursday when the running backโ€™s teammates filled his training camp quarters up with a whopping 700 balloons.

Williams was also serenaded with โ€œHappy Birthdayโ€ as he discovered the colorful decorations in his room, despite his having turned thirty-three all the way back in April.

The NFL veteran took the joke with a smile while talking with ESPN, but admitted the birthday portion of the joke stung the most saying โ€œWhatโ€™s the worst is somebody comes up and has no idea and is like, โ€˜Hey man, happy birthday,โ€™ and Iโ€™m like, โ€˜Itโ€™s not my birthday,โ€™ and they are like, โ€˜Well, why did somebody say happy birthday to you?โ€

Luckily for Pittsburgh players, โ€œHappy Birthdayโ€ was recently ruled to be in the public domain saving them having to pay royalties to the Hill sisters, Patty and Mildred, who penned the song back in 1893.

[Sporting News]

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