John Axford + Sandstorm = First CFL Game


Canadian Major Leaguer John Axford went to his first CFL game in Toronto on Saturday. Find out how the Argos made his first game extra memorable.

For his friend’s bachelor party, Axford and his party went out to the Toronto Argonauts game versus the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

For many, getting onto the jumbotron is quite the feat, even more so if you get your song request played as well. Look what happens with the magic of social media.

After Axford tweeted this:

  Pregame for the Ti-Cats Argos game. Pumped for my first CFL experience   A photo posted by @johnaxford on

Then with a music request on his mind he decided to let his request be known with @TorontoArgos.

In case you aren’t familiar with the song Sandstorm by Darude listen below:  After a bit of a stiff arm at first, Axford continued his pursuit to have his music request fulfilled.


Following this the @TorontoArgos wanted to know if he truly liked the song.

After exchanging his seat locations, @TorontoArgos made it happen.

Axford and his bachelor party crew did not disappoint when the camera was put in front of them and their stylish bowties.


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