A particular second for Dallas Cowboys lengthy snapper L.P. Ladouceur is about to happen Sunday when the workforce takes the sector in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers, and Canada’s Justin Trudeau is conscious.
The prime minister addressed a letter to Ladouceur congratulating him as he’s set to interrupt the document for many NFL video games performed by a Canadian-born participant. Ladouceur will probably be taking part in in his 251st profession recreation, surpassing kicker Eddie Murray’s mark.
“Mr. Ladouceur’s NFL Profession is each inspiring and memorable, and it’s constructed on perseverance and willpower on and off the sector. His unwavering dedication to working with charity organizations such because the Parker County Heart of Hope to empower the lives of many people is a part of his enduring legacy,” Trudeau wrote.
“As one of the crucial prolific Canadian soccer gamers in NFL historical past, Mr. Ladouceur has exemplified confidence and keenness. As he reaches the unbelievable milestone of 251 video games performed in his illustrious profession, Canadians are immensely happy with the brilliance and talent that he has displayed over time.”
Ladouceur, a Montreal native, signed with the Cowboys in 2005 as an undrafted free agent out of Cal. He performed in 13 video games his rookie season and has appeared in every of the Cowboys’ video games since 2006.
Dallas gave him a one-year, $1 million contract extension within the offseason.