Zach LaVine to Sound the Gjallarhorn Prior to Sunday’s Vikings vs. Falcons Game

WHAT: Minnesota Timberwolves 2014 first-round pick (No. 13 overall) Zach LaVine  will sound the Gjallarhorn before Sunday’s Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons game. The game will be nationally televised on Fox.

WHERE:  TCF Bank Stadium

420 SE 23rd Ave

Minneapolis, MN

WHEN: Sunday, September 28

LaVine Introduction: 3:14 p.m.

Gjallarhorn Sound: 3:24 p.m.

Kickoff: 3:25 p.m.

INFO: Centuries ago, a Gjallarhorn was a horn sounded by Viking gods to signal the beginning of a great battle. The original Minnesota Vikings mascot, Hub Meeds, would sound a horn on the sidelines when the team played at Metropolitan Stadium. The Vikings Gjallarhorn was re-created and has been sounded to start each game since, signaling THE VIKINGS ARE COMING. Notable honorary Vikings that have sounded the horn since its re-creation include: Joe Mauer, Brock Lesnar, Neal Broten, Mardy Fish, Olympian Shawn Johnson, Minnesota Lynx All-Star Lindsay Whalen, Paul Molitor, along with several prominent Vikings alumni.

Zach LaVine will be the second Minnesota Timberwolves representative to sound the horn (Kevin Love – 2011).

By: Minnesota Timberwolves

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