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Seal: We're looking at a three-to-one ratio because my wife is German and my kids are German. So I'd have to go with Germany.
Seal: That's not as memorable as when I played with Stefan Edberg. After I hit a volley, he turned to me and said, "Great volley." Coming from arguably the greatest volleyer in the history of the sport, well, not only was that a tennis fantasy, but one of the highlights of my life.
SI: You've played with a lot of other great players. Did you ever legitimately take a point off anybody?
Seal: I remember Andre [Agassi] was serving to me in Monte Carlo. I said, "Come on, give me a real serve. I don't want the sugarcoated one." I was still waiting for it until somebody informed me that it had gone past me 20 seconds before.
SI: You and Steve Young (below) are friends?
Seal: The team that got me into the NFL in the first place was the 49ers, and I had a bunch of Steve Young paraphernalia from my days of going up to Candlestick when he was playing. He somehow learned that I was a fan, and when I won some Grammys for Kiss from a Rose, he sent me a signed football that read CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR SUPER BOWL, CHAMP.
SI: What other athletes are fans?
Seal: Barry Sanders and Tiger Woods. I've played at the Tiger Jam [benefit concert] event in Las Vegas. One of my greatest memories was playing acoustic guitar, jamming to my music with Tiger, Barry, Charles Barkley and Dwight Clark. They were all crammed around me, in this dressing room that was like the size of a shoebox. For a sports fan, that was heaven.