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Did Tua Tagovailoa Attend Trump Miami Rally? Here's The Truth

Tuesday night saw rumors spreading like wildfire all across social media, rumors that suggested Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa would be attending Donald Trump's campaign rally at Trump National Doral. The rumors stemmed from a photo on X, posted by a Dolphin's fan. The photo showed a seat reserved in Tua's name in the front row, right next to Trump's family members.

The viral tweet, which caused a frenzy among both the Miami Dolphins fanbase and supporters of Trump online alike, has been confirmed to be doctored. The seat in question was actually reserved for Trump' son, Barron Trump. In fact, Tagovailoa did not attend the rally. It's possible, however, that he may vote for Trump in the upcoming November election. Throughout his NFL career so far, he has remained mum about his political inclinations. Tagovailoa's only notable interaction with Trump was when he was a freshman. He had just won the national championship with Alabama and visited the White House. During the visit, he took a selfie with the former president, who praised him on stage for his performance in the championship game."On the first play of overtime, Georgia sacked Tua for a big loss. But the Crimson Tide never gave in — never even a little bit — and it just worked out," Trump said. "On the very next play, Tua dropped back to pass, launched the ball from near midfield — I was watching — and the entire country watched as arms lifted up, and DeVonta Smith caught that ball for the win."Hery Rodgers, of the Daily Caller, initially shared the photo that sparked the rumors. It depicted seats reserved for Trump’s family members, including his sons Donald Jr., Eric, and Barron. Somehow, a doctored version of the photo ended up going viral instead.Over the years, Trump has garnered the support of some major athletes and sports figures. This includes Jack Nicklaus, Bobby Orr, Johnny Damon, Curt Schilling, Brett Favre, Mariano Rivera, Bob Cousy, Herschel Walker, Mike Ditka, Greg Norman, and Maurkice Pouncey. Moreover, several NFL owners have also made donations to Trump's campaigns. This includes Jerry Jones (Dallas Cowboys), Mike Brown (Cincinnati Bengals), Shad Khan (Jacksonville Jaguars), Stan Kroenke (Los Angeles Rams), and Woody Johnson (New York Jets).In the bid for re-election, and to become the second president in history to serve two non-consecutive terms, his rally in Doral was simply another campaign effort. So far, the truth remains clear: Tua Tagovailoa did not attend Trump's rally in Miami.