Super Bowl Frenzy: Packers Fan Transplant Update

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MILWAUKEE - Update: Phil was able to watch the game with his sister!

A local man is a testament to how dedicated Packer fans are.

He had a kidney transplant this week... On one condition. His goal is to get out of this hospital room in time for the Packers-Bears kickoff on Sunday.

Phil Cosson was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2009.

On Tuesday January 18, he received a kidney from his older sister Denise.

But little did either of these Packer backers know...The surgery was scheduled five days before the biggest game of the year!

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Phil explains, "Some people marry for love, some for money, I married for Packer tickets."

Marrying into season tickets, Phil is a diehard fan and insists he get out of the hospital before kickoff.

Denise is hoping for the same, as she's already been discharged.

"It'll be a fun game to watch. I hope he's home with us. Hopefully he can come home," she says.

Phil's doctor is optimistic, and this brother-sister pair is optimistic about the game outcome.

"If Rodgers plays well I think they have a great chance," Phil muses.

Denise adds, "Hopefully they'll win. There will be a loy of really unhappy people in Wisconsin if they don't win."