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Now six-foot-five and 290lbs, Chelsea fan JJ Watt was told he was "too small" for the NFL

The Houston Texans star was at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

THE BEST DEFENSIVE player in the NFL was at Stamford Bridge on Sunday to see Chelsea lift the Premier League trophy.

It turns out that JJ Watt is a big fan of Jose Mourinho’s men so the Houston Texans defensive-end made the trip across the Atlantic to see the newly-crowned champions round off their season with a 3-1 win over Sunderland.

The NFL’s defensive player of the year last season, the destructive 26-year-old is 6’5″ tall and weighs just shy of 300lbs. However, in an interview with Neil Reynolds of Sky Sports at Stamford Bridge, Watt said he was told he was too small to make it when he was in school.

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