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Zoltan Mesko lies to children everywhere, claims Santa isn’t real

Maggie Hendricks
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New England players spent their day off by spreading a little holiday cheer, getting wrapped up with their teammates as a part of an annual tradition with the Kraft Foundation. Julian Edelman said that the worst part of being wrapped with Tom Brady is the quarterback's odor.

In the last 20 seconds of the video, Zoltan Mesko said how he loved this tradition, but then told a lie so egregious that it may not be forgiven.

He claims that Santa Claus isn't real. Where does a man come up with such a terrible lie? At least this lapse in truth won't go unpunished. Shutdown Corner had an exclusive interview with Kris Kringle on the subject.

"It's disappointing," Santa said. "I've been working around the clock to ensure a nice Christmas for children around the world, and then this guy can't even believe in me. Obviously, there's no room for him on the nice list."

Mesko does have a chance for redemption. His apology is a good start, both on the video and on Twitter. A North Pole source told Shutdown Corner that the only way to spread Christmas Cheer is to sing loud for all to hear. His proclamation that Santa is real on Twitter helps, but Zoltan may want to start singing.

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