Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are ready for the Super Bowl

The actors posed in Seahawks and Broncos jerseys

By Prachi Gupta
Published January 31, 2014 8:41PM (UTC)
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Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen (AP/Jeff Christensen)

Real-life best buds and on-screen frenemies Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen are ready for the Super Bowl. Taking a break from their current Broadway plays "No Man's Land" and "Waiting for Godot," the actors posed in NFL gear.

Stewart seems to be rooting for the Seattle Seahawks, predicted to win by Nate Silver, while McKellen has sided with the Denver Broncos and a bunch of puppies:

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