Michael Strahan faces football foe in Philadelphia

The "GMA" co-anchor and New York Giants legend was surprised by former Philadelphia Eagles star Jon Runyan.
3:19 | 06/13/19

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seeing everybody in the rain. They are troupers I will say that. And they love you, Michael Strahan. And I love you, too, Philadelphia! The sports rivalry between y'all and New York is something else. It's real. And you have a very special relationship with a player you all remember, Jon Runyan, remember him? Yes. He has the play of the day. He does. Yes, he does. Hey, you gonna hold me like that all day? Michael Strahan never letting up when it came to me, Jon Runyan, two of the toughest teams in the NFL, my eagles. A rivalry, a generation. Runyan, who? In the end, he admitted the truth. You were the toughest guy I've ever had to face on a consistent basis. And Michael's hall of fame speech was definitely one for the books. Why don't you stand up so they can see you, 6'9", 329 pounds of twisted steel and nonsex appeal. But I love you Jon Runyan. That was something. Please welcome the one and only Jon Runyan! Big Jon. And he brought the eagles gang with him. Good to see you, man. Oh, my gosh. You're a good sport. Thank you. Good to see you. I brought you some kryptonite. Kryptonite? Yes. He brought me some kryptonite. Yeah, kryptonite. Is it burning in your hand? Jon said he brought me kryptonite. I knew when I came to philly, philly is a special place, favorite place to play. Such a team. You're going to give me kryptonite? I've got kryptonite for you too, buddy. Yeah! There we go. You all squared off 17 times. 17. And I think he's accused you of holding? No that never happened. Legal until it's called. Jon every single play. Oh, come on. You see how big he is? This is one of the reasons I retired. This is the toughest guy I played against. He made me a much better player. And he was always a gentleman to me. You guys really have the rivalry and really came Well, at the end of the day, you know, you need your nemesis to actually be the hero sometimes, so that's truly what it's about. He's made a hell of a career out of running his mouth and he's still doing it today so -- He's still got it. Hey, Jon, you are a great sport. Thank you, thank you, man. Don't let that Jersey burn

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