Brent Burns says kids confused him for a pirate at Disney World

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Wednesday June 21st, 2017

Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks could not avoid signing autographs while at Disney World with his family.

It had nothing to do with the fact that he's a professional hockey player, though—it's because children thought he was a pirate. 

Burns described the case of mistaken identity in an interview on Tuesday. 

Can you blame them, though? Burns already has a beard worthy of the high seas. Here's what he looked like when he was misidentified as a pirate.  

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His pirate outfit was much more convincing than his Yoda or his Yeti

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