My mom found out I put my Xbox live account on her credit card. She been paying since I was in 6th grade😂😂😂— Miles Boykin (@MBoykin814) July 17, 2020
In the video, Boykin describes not only how he made all this happen, but also how much his mom supported his football career by taking him to practice and nurturing him through injuries. Felicia Boykin’s Xbox gift package included a copy of Madden 21 with her own cover, an Xbox with a game pass and two pairs of Nike Zoom Air Pulses, designed specifically for healthcare workers who are always on their feet.
Boykin also told his mom that her close colleagues at St. James Hospital will also receive their own Xbox consoles and copies of Madden 21.
So how did this unprecedented collaboration start? It all began when the 23-year-old NFL player confessed to the world that he has been billing his Xbox Live account to his mom’s credit card account since he was in sixth grade.
On July 16, Boykin said his mom finally discovered the charges.
Hey Mom, I guess all those years of paying my Xbox live subscription has paid off! Look who’s on the cover of Madden 21 😏— Miles Boykin (@MBoykin814) September 14, 2020
Huge S/O to @Xbox, @Microsoft, and @EA for making this happen!#Xboxpartner pic.twitter.com/JDlqYCP1Sv
When Boykin told his mom that he’d start paying for it on his own, she refused and told him that since she’s been paying this whole time, she might as well continue. Still, Boykin felt obligated to give back, which is when an official Xbox account tweeted at him, presumably to concoct this plan.
If you want to replace your own Madden 21 cover with healthcare hero Felicia Boykin, snag it here below (courtesy of Polygon).
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