Rams' male cheerleaders make Super Bowl history as first ever to perform during championship game

Mail Online | 2/4/2019 | Afp;Dailymail.com Reporter
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As Tom Brady and the New England Patriots rewrote the record book with a 13-3 Super Bowl triumph over the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Rams cheerleaders Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies made some NFL history of their own.

Jinnies and Peron are part of a 40-member Rams cheerleader squad — the first male dance-style cheerleaders in the history of the league and now, the first to perform at a Super Bowl.

Hostility - Fans - NFL - Cheerleading - Preserve

While they've endured some hostility from some fans who believe NFL cheerleading should remain the preserve of women, Peron told the Los Angeles Times that the support of their families, a majority of fans and their fellow cheerleaders had carried them through.

'Whatever has been out there we've been able to take it, because we know who has our backs,' Peron, 26, told the newspaper.

Family - Backs - Girls - Backs - City

'Our family has our backs, our girls have our backs and the city of L.A., they've got us.'

The Rams didn't go into the season seeking to add men to the cheer squad.

Peron - Dancer - Choreographer - Idea

Peron, a professional dancer and choreographer got the idea to try out when he was watching...
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