Russell Wilson Talks Stepson Future: ‘He’s Awesome and Cute as Can Be’

08/05/2016 at 08:00 AM ET

Russell Wilson is a proud stepdad.

Even before tying the knot with Ciara last month, 27-year-old Wilson has bonded with the singer’s 2-year-old son, Future Zahir. And, now, the NFL star is proud to take on a new role with the toddler.

“She has a little man, he’s awesome and cute as can be. A little baby Future. Such a special, special kid. I think about him, and being a stepdad. I’m a stepdad now,” the Seattle Seahawks player told Maria Shriver on her Architects for Change web series.

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“When I see this kid, he’s only 2 years old … He’s so sweet and so loving, always has a smile on his face. Always joking around, always running around the house.”

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He added: “The important part about loving somebody — especially as a man, being a stepfather in a situation where it’s a little bit different, you know, for sure — but ultimately, it’s about loving the child because the child has the opportunity to do something amazing in his life.”

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Ciara was formerly engaged to rapper Future, who is little Future’s father. The two split in 2014 and the singer began dating Wilson in 2015.

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Ciara and Wilson have been immersed in newlywed bliss since exchanging vows in a private wedding, and a source told E! News that the pair don’t plan on adding to their blended family any time soon.

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“They haven’t talked more about wanting kids, but they both want to start a new family together,” E! News reports.”They are focused on their respective careers right now.”

–Char Adams

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