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An Australian football star has revealed his very secret talent after he dropped jaws on The Masked Singer with his spine-tingling voice. 

Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jordan Mailata, 22, was unmasked on the seventh season of the hit show while wearing an eye-catching sequin costume on Thursday. 

The Aussie NFL star effortlessly belted out the smash hit ‘Perfect’ by Ed Sheeran, before his identity was finally revealed on stage to the shock of the judges. 

Philadelphia Eagles star Jordan Mailata (pictured in his costume) was unmasked on the seventh season of the hit show while wearing an eye-catching sequin costume on Thursday

Philadelphia Eagles star Jordan Mailata (pictured in his costume) was unmasked on the seventh season of the hit show while wearing an eye-catching sequin costume on Thursday

Philadelphia Eagles star Jordan Mailata (pictured in his costume) was unmasked on the seventh season of the hit show while wearing an eye-catching sequin costume on Thursday

In video of the electrifying moment panellists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke stand poised as the audience goes wild. 

The touching love song features lyrics like ‘Baby, I’m dancing in the dark, with you between my arms’ and ‘Barefoot on the grass, listening to our favourite song’. 

Mailata sang the smash hit while dressed as a giant green fluffy creature wearing a sequined outfit with blue teeth from Team Cuddly.

Judges had guessed NBA star Dennis Rodman, Aquaman actor Jason Momoa and much-loved Aussie Liam Hemsworth were under the mask. 

The NFL star previously aced renditions of Wanted Dead Or Alive by Bon Jovi and Classic by MKTO before choosing Ed Sheeran’s smash hit as his final performance. 

His partner Niki posted the reveal to her Instagram Stories as the NFL star cheekily reenacted the moment by pulling down his hood beside her. 

The Aussie NFL star effortlessly belted out the smash hit 'Perfect' by Ed Sheeran, before his identity was finally revealed on stage to the shock of the judges (pictured)

The Aussie NFL star effortlessly belted out the smash hit 'Perfect' by Ed Sheeran, before his identity was finally revealed on stage to the shock of the judges (pictured)

The Aussie NFL star effortlessly belted out the smash hit ‘Perfect’ by Ed Sheeran, before his identity was finally revealed on stage to the shock of the judges (pictured) 

Mailata (pictured) told the crowd he had always sung, and had been a singer before he was a professional athlete, now playing for the Philadelphia Eagles in the United States

Mailata (pictured) told the crowd he had always sung, and had been a singer before he was a professional athlete, now playing for the Philadelphia Eagles in the United States

Mailata (pictured) told the crowd he had always sung, and had been a singer before he was a professional athlete, now playing for the Philadelphia Eagles in the United States 

His partner Niki (right) posted the reveal to her Instagram Stories as the NFL star cheekily reenacted the moment by pulling down his hood beside her

His partner Niki (right) posted the reveal to her Instagram Stories as the NFL star cheekily reenacted the moment by pulling down his hood beside her

His partner Niki (right) posted the reveal to her Instagram Stories as the NFL star cheekily reenacted the moment by pulling down his hood beside her

‘So proud of you babe,’ she wrote. ‘Going through this with you was so much fun’. 

Host of The Masked Singer Nick Cannon told the multi-talented sportsman he would never have guessed an NFL player would have had such range and ability. 

‘Thank you. I’ve been singing all my life. I tell everybody that I meet,’ Mailata replies as the audience cheers him on. 

‘I was a singer first before any sort of athlete. I played rugby in Australia and I decided four years ago to try and take a dip in the other side of the water in the NFL, and it ended up paying off.’ 

‘This is rare that we have an active NFL player taking the time on the Masked Singer,’ Judge Ken Jeong said.  

Not only that but one of the top offensive tackles in the leagues.’

'So proud of you babe. 'Going through this with you was so much fun', his partner Niki (right) wrote of watching her partner on the seventh season of The Masked Singer

'So proud of you babe. 'Going through this with you was so much fun', his partner Niki (right) wrote of watching her partner on the seventh season of The Masked Singer

‘So proud of you babe. ‘Going through this with you was so much fun’, his partner Niki (right) wrote of watching her partner on the seventh season of The Masked Singer

The offensive tackle was drafted by the team in a seventh road pick in 2018 after being selected for the NFL's International Player Pathway program (pictured with his parents)

The offensive tackle was drafted by the team in a seventh road pick in 2018 after being selected for the NFL's International Player Pathway program (pictured with his parents)

 The offensive tackle was drafted by the team in a seventh road pick in 2018 after being selected for the NFL’s International Player Pathway program (pictured with his parents)

His co-panellist Nicole Scherzinger, 43, asked the athlete what his nationality was.

‘I was born in Australia but I’m Samoan,’ Jordan said. ‘I just want to say thank you so much for welcoming me here. This has been an incredible experience for me, and I just wanted to say, if you want to do something just do it. Have fun doing it as well.’

The 24-year-old has previously shared his singing talents on the Philadelphia Eagles Instagram page followed by over two million fans. 

The offensive tackle was drafted by the team in a seventh road pick in 2018 after being selected for the NFL’s International Player Pathway program.  

He signed a four-year $88m extension in September last year after entering the NFL season as the Eagles’ starting left tackle in 2021.  

Source: DailyMail

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