OdySea Sea Lions show off their soccer skills and cheer on the Cardinals

The three sea lions at the OdySea Aquarium had fun throwing the Cardinals football on Saturday.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Even the sea lions are excited about the return of Arizona Cardinals football on Sunday!

Hondo, Magoo and Ella of Scottsdale’s OdySea Aquarium are among the Cardinals’ biggest fans and are thrilled to have the team back.

The video shows the trio tossing a football with the Cardinals logo and practicing their cheers for Sunday’s big game.

In addition to sharing their fandom, carrying, throwing and catching the soccer ball with their animal care team gives sea lions a creative outlet for physical activity and mental exercise.

The aquarium says the three have fully engaged in the activity while displaying impressive football skills. They even went so far as to hint at a potential wide receiver spot on the roster.

“…If the Arizona Cardinals need another wide receiver, they can call the OdySea Aquarium,” the statement read.

Check out the video of Hondo, Magoo, and Ella showing off their skills below!

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