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Karl Stefanovic bonds with son over State of Origin Game 1: ‘You’re wearing the wrong colours’

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Karl Stefanovic has spent some quality father-son time with Jackson.The Today Show host and his 21-year-old son bonded over Wednesday night’s State of Origin Game 1, supporting the Queensland Maroons at a local pub in Sydney.READ MORE: Karl Stefanovic’…

Karl Stefanovic has spent some quality father-son time with Jackson.

The Today Show host and his 21-year-old son bonded over Wednesday night's State of Origin Game 1, supporting the Queensland Maroons at a local pub in Sydney.

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"Queenslanders do their homework. At the pub. That's the difference," Karl captioned his post. "Jacko and I reckon by a slim 40 points tonight."

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But friends and fans flocked to the comments to show their support for the other team.

"Sorry mate but you're wearing the wrong colours 💙💙💙💙💙," personal trainer Michelle Bridges wrote, referring to the NSW Blues.

Anthony Field, aka the Blue Wiggle, simply commented, "Blues!"

You could cut the NSW, Queensland tension with a knife.

On Today yesterday, tension was high before the big game, which saw the Blues reach a record 50-6 victory against the Maroons. Origin and Blues legend Benny Elias made a cheeky quip towards Karl, a proud Queenslander.

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"I almost remember when NSW won the last game with Benny Elias back in 1968," Karl said, jokingly.

But Elias hit back at Karl: "He's not a maroon, he's a moron. He's had way too much coffee this morning."

The Blues take a 1-0 lead in the 2021 Origin series, leaving plenty of work for the Maroons ahead of Game 2 in Brisbane.

Origin legend's stunning quip at Karl

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