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Russell Wilson Speaks on Ciara Criticism, Says Singer Is a Great Girl


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Fans of Russell Wilson are quick to blame Ciara anytime the Seattle Seahawks lose a game, but the NFL star says that his high-profile relationship has nothing to do with his stats.

“I don’t want to get into too much detail,” Wilson tells of his relationship with Ciara. “But she’s a great girl, so I’m just grateful for her and everything she does.”

Wilson adds that he has no problem keeping fans informed of his personal life. “I keep most of it private,” Wilson said. “My private life is my private life — but at the same time there’s no fear in anything or anything like that. I’m grateful for the people I have in my life. The surroundings from the team to everybody with my friends and all that as well.”

The star quarterback also has a message to his detractors about his performance: “People want to make it into something else, but for me I love the game of football. I love coming to work. I love getting here early and leaving late,” he says. “That’s what it’s about… Nothing’s changed. We just to find ways to win.”

Ciara and Wilson have been dating since July.

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