Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa’s parents were in the stands Saturday to watch their son help one of the top teams in the country pick up a season-opening win over the Duke Blue Devils.
Tagovailoa’s father, Galu, turned heads when he appeared to display his political colors with a hat that he was wearing. Galu’s head read: “Tulsi 2020.”
The Alabama quarterback is originally from Ewa Beach, Hawaii, the same state where Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a presidential candidate, is a congresswoman.
Gabbard, a Democrat, tweeted a photo of herself with Tagovailoa’s family and revealed that she had met Tua when he was a kid and hired his aunt to work for her when she was a local lawmaker.
Alabama defeated Duke, 42-3. Tua Tagovailoa was 26-for-31 with 336 passing yards and four touchdown passes.