Alex Trebek to be honoured with special cleats to be worn by Vikings receiver Adam Thielen

Adam Thielen. Matt Patterson/AP Images
  • Minnesota Vikings wide receiver got custom cleats to honour late “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek.
  • Thielen’s cleats included an image of Trebek, his name, and a Final Jeopardy-like answer reading, “We will miss you, Alex.”
  • Trebek died of pancreatic cancer at 80 years old on November 8.
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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen paid tribute to late “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek during “Monday Night Football.”

Thielen had custom cleats made featuring a drawing of Trebek’s face, name, and a fake final Jeopardy answer reading “We will miss you, Alex — $US19,000.” It’s unclear what the $US19,000 represents.

Trebek died of pancreatic cancer on November 8 and at age 80.

Here are Thielen’s sneakers: