Touchdown! Star Quarterbacks Help Guests Shop for Pop

June 17, 2016 - Article reads in
Close-ups of Brees, Romo and Newton

Shopping for dad can be tough. Ties and golf balls can be a little boring, and his “oh, anything’s fine” isn’t super inspiring. So if you’re ready to step-up your gifting game, we’ve got a few ideas up our sleeves.

One of the best pages in our playbook? Teaming up with quarterback dads Drew Brees, Tony Romo and Cam Newton to surprise lucky guests and help them shop for their pop. Here’s a sideline peek:Who dat dad? With four kids, New Orleans Saints’ quarterback Drew Brees has Father’s Day experience. But, red-shirting as a personal shopper is a first! At the Metairie Target store in Louisiana, he helped little fans pick out shirts and shorts and techy gadgets for their dads. He even went for the extra point—autographing Father’s Day cards for the fans’ dads.Tony Romo walks through Target with a group of guestsThe Dallas Cowboys’ Tony Romo has one Father’s Day wish—spending lots of time with his two boys. So, at the Cityplace Market store in Texas, gifts that dad can enjoy with the whole family were top-of-mind. And in Texas you can’t brush over BBQ, so Tony also talked tailgating and the perfect grill.

Cam Newton poses with a mother and son in the electronics section.When Carolina Panther Cam Newton showed up at the Charlotte South Target store in North Carolina Thursday night, fans freaked, then checked out gifts to help dads stay active and get the backyard looking great.

Check out more of the action below—then head to your local Target store or for more Dad-day inspiration! 

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