GLOUCESTER (CBS) — A lot of things have gone the Patriots’ way in the last few Super Bowls – do they have a higher power on their side now, too?
It’s possible, as The Boston Globe reports that the pope may be a Patriots fan.READ MORE: Boston Marathon Favorite Spencer The Dog Undergoes Surgery
Gloucester barbershop owner Giovanni Gucciardi took a trip to the Vatican recently. He had the chance to kiss Pope Francis’ hand – while holding his Patriots cap.
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Gucciardi wore the hat during New England’s come-from-behind win in the AFC Championship game.
“Obviously, the Pats don’t need much luck based on their history,” Gucciardi’s nephew told The Globe. “But he believes it did [help].”MORE NEWS: 2 Men Hospitalized After Shooting Outside Worcester Bar
The barbershop owner says he’ll be wearing the hat on Super Bowl Sunday.