Dick Butkus has at all times displayed an intense enthusiasm for soccer, and it was definitely current throughout his final Instagram put up. Butkus joked about tying together with his son throughout their weekly sports activities wagers. “Matt and I tied final week, however I nonetheless have the higher hand for the season,” he wrote on Fb. Butkus additionally shared his pleasure for the following spherical of NFL video games. “One other nice slate of video games, cannot wait to tune in!” he added. Sadly, the athlete by no means received to benefit from the video games.
Though Butkus posted clips of his “Behind The Line” commentary on Instagram, the final put up on Butkus’ grid that featured a nonetheless picture of the athlete got here on September 18. Butkus proudly wore a Chicago Bears T-shirt to advertise his upcoming look on the “Behind The Line” Podcast. “Our subsequent visitor on the podcast is… me!” Butkus proudly boasted on Instagram. “This week I am going to be a part of the fellows to speak in regards to the greatest storylines of the 12 months, the Bears season to this point (and the way they will flip it round), and even some Illinois soccer. Tune in tomorrow for a fantastic episode!” That episode, posted on September 19, was titled “What Would Dick Butkus Do? Would not Drink The Kool-Support Fairly But,” and featured what’s presumably the final half-hour of Butkus’ captured audio. “Welcome again to ‘Butkus Behind The Line.’ As we speak, we’re joined by the unique double risk, Mr. Dick Butkus,” the present started.