Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson tips $1,300 at James Harden's restaurant
May 31, 2021Updated: May 31, 2021 1:56 p.m.
Former NFL player Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson dined at James Harden's Thirteen restaurant on Sunday and left behind a $1,300 tip and a message for Harden.
"James Harden is scared to play me in FIFA!" the wide receiver wrote at the bottom of his receipt, according to a photo posted on Instagram Stories by Harden.
Johnson is known for challenging others on EA Sports' video game.
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Harden thanked Johnson for the tip responded, "We can line the FIFA up any day. You been running for some years now."
Johnson left the hefty tip on a bill of $107.17. The restaurant said in a press release that he had a meal of twin lobster tails and mashed potatoes.
Houston's Turkey Leg Hut also reported on Instagram Sunday that Johnson paid a visit and left a $1,000 tip.
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