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Nick Bonino, Stanley Cup hang out with Pittsburgh Steelers

Penguins share trophy with intracity NFL team on final day of mini-camp

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Even one of the NFL's greatest franchises was left in awe of the Stanley Cup.

The greatest trophy in sports stopped by the Pittsburgh Steelers practice facility where the team was conducting its last day of mandatory minicamp practices Thursday.

Tweet from @steelers: We have a special guest at practice������Welcome to the South Side, Stanley. pic.twitter.com/uzs4Io2QVU

A clean-shaven Nick Bonino served as the Cup's tour guide of the Steelers' complex, where some of the world's biggest athletes were left in awe of the Cup.

Tweet from @penguins: Stanley, meet the @steelers.Steelers, meet Stanley. pic.twitter.com/KzgGV5XAhq

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, offensive lineman BJ Finney, defensive lineman Cam Heyward and safety Mike Mitchell all made sure to chronicle their meeting with the Cup.

Tweet from @steelers: Because it's the Cup. #BurghProud pic.twitter.com/t73yxoM97T

Tweet from @catcenter66: Lord Stanley decided to stop by after practice! #LetsGoPens #LordStanley pic.twitter.com/EFxeZtpDtN

Tweet from @CamHeyward: Ay @iammikemitchell we on notice! Got to get to work! Congrats @penguins pic.twitter.com/g7BkOReCfA

The Cup also got to hang out with the Steelers' six Lombardi Trophies, which come from Pittsburgh's NFL-record number of Super Bowl victories.

Tweet from @penguins: As @fsmikey and @FSBigBob would say... This is definitely a yinzplosion. pic.twitter.com/T9IGuvcMjU

The Steelers stop was the latest in Cup's tour of Pittsburgh sports. The Penguins brought the trophy to PNC Park on Tuesday, for the Pirates' home game against the Colorado Rockies, further showcasing the bond the city's sports teams have.

"Not a lot of cities have that camaraderie or great bond between teams," Heyward said in a tweet posted by the Steelers account. "You see their guys at our games; we are at their games."

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