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Connecticut boy always in Favre jersey finally sees game

12/31/2007 - NFL Brett Favre Green Bay Packers + more

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A boy who hasn't stopped wearing his
Brett Favre jersey since Christmas four years ago has finally
attended his first Green Bay Packers game.

David Witthoft, 11, of Ridgefield, Conn., traveled with his
family to Lambeau Field to watch the Packers' 34-13 victory over
the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Witthoft admits he will probably soon have to hang up the
jersey, which he got for Christmas in 2003.

"I thought I would keep wearing it as long as I could get it
over my head," Witthoft told the Green Bay Press-Gazette after the
game. "But I'll probably take it off in the next year, certainly.
Then I'll hang it up in a frame or maybe send it to the [Packers]
Hall of Fame."

His mother, Carolyn, washes the jersey every two days and has
had to mend it.