Super Bowl’s Linebacker Ninkovich: ‘I Tell Everyone That I am From Dubrovnik’

This year’s Super Bowl LI  was played on NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on February 5, and we’re very proud that some of the most important players have Croatian roots!

In the NFL finale played the legendary coach Bill Balichick and linebacker Rob Ninkovich, quite impressed by our lovely town!

Bill’s grandparents came to USA in 19th century, and Ninkovich is quite honest – he doesn’t know his family’s roots, but…

One day, I asked by grandparents where our family comes from. They told me, but I forgot it, since I don’t speak Croatian. I know it was some place not on the coast. But as I was a few years ago convinced that Dubrovnik is one of the five most beautiful places in the world, I decided to tell those who ask about my roots, that I am from Dubrovnik, although I am not‘, said Ninkovich before the Super Bowl.