Mark Wahlberg may be one of the most famous New England Patriots fans, but there are a few people who have his heart even more.
While the Oscar nominee made it to the Houston field for the football showdown Sunday night, he wouldn’t be there to ring in his favorite team’s victory.
“I had to leave the game early because my youngest son wasn’t feeling well,” he explained to fans on Instagram. “Trust me, I would have loved to be at the stadium — but family first. Doesn’t mean I don’t love my Patriots too!” The actor is dad to daughters Ella, 13, and Grace, 7, and sons Brendan, 8, and Michael, 10.