Jonathan Kongbo’s cryptic tweet made people think he was quitting football. He just lost in video games.
Tennessee’s football team is going through some tough times right now.
The Volunteers have lost three in a row and their best offensive player is transferring. To make matters worse, one of their most talented defensive players sent a cryptic tweet on Sunday that made it seem like he was done playing football.
Tennessee head coach Butch Jones explained that Kongbo isn’t not done playing real-life American football, but he is finished playing virtual association football.
“That’s why we don’t hit the panic button,” Jones said. “He lost in a FIFA game and those were soccer cleats that he tweeted out.”