It started simply enough: Pratt posted a picture on Twitter of himself with Macklemore and
"We just witnessed a miracle!" wrote the
That got Captain America's attention on Monday.
"Well, well, well @prattprattpratt, looks like our teams are going into battle," wrote Evans, who apparently is a
"We both know there's only one Captain America and his name is
"them's fightin words," Evans replied. "Stakes? #whatisaseahawkanyway #somethingtombradyhunts."
Pratt was quick with what he wanted: "OK. Seahawks win you fly yourself to Seattle, visit @seattlechildren hospital as Captain America, waving the 12th man flag."
The "12th Man," for the uninitiated, refers to Seahawks fans, who are the loudest in the
Evans accepted. "And when the Patriots humiliate your seachickens, I expect Star-Lord to arrive at @chris_haven in a
That would be Patriots QB Tom Brady, a.k.a. Mr. Gisele Bundchen. Christopher's Haven, located in Boston, about an hour's drive northeast from the Patriots' home field, is a place where kids and their families can stay while they battle cancer. Star-Lord is the alter-ego of Peter Quill, the character Pratt played in -- OK, enough.
FOR THE RECORD
Jan. 21, 5:01 p.m.: An earlier version of this article incorrectly had "Guardians of the Galaxy" character Peter Quill's last name as Quinn. Hey, we didn't profess to be explaining comic books.
"Humiliate my Seahawks?" Pratt scoffed on Wednesday, the day after the world learned New England had under-inflated 11 of the 12 balls it used in Sunday's blowout victory over the
The Legion of Boom, of course, refers to the Seahawks' secondary, notably featuring
This story in a nutshell? Chris Pratt likes the Seahawks. Chris Evans likes the Patriots. Whoever's team loses will have to go do something cool for some sick kids.
And yes, we've been talking about football.