By Zoe Burrell For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 23:41 GMT, 28 October 2020 | Updated: 23:41 GMT, 28 October 2020
Karl Stefanovic has made no secret of his love for rugby league.
And on Thursday, the Today show presenter revealed he'd landed his dream job co-hosting Channel Nine's State of Origin coverage in Adelaide.
Discussing his new gig on air, the 46-year-old footy fanatic explained that he was 'so excited' to get started.
New gig: On Thursday, Karl Stefanovic revealed that he has landed his dream role co-hosting Channel Nine's coverage of the State of Origin in Adelaide next week
'Ever since I was two years of age, watching Queensland win 20 years in a row, State of Origin has been a part of the fabric of our being when we grew up in Queensland,' he said.
'I am so excited. I have been asked to fly to Adelaide and co-host the coverage with [sports presenter] James Bracey next week.'
While Karl is an avid Queensland