Packers' Jordy Nelson adopted a baby before Sunday's game against Cowboys

Green Bay Packers Jordy Nelson finalizes daughter's adoption

Green Bay Packers Jordy Nelson finalizes daughter's adoption

Not only did the Green Bay Packers wide receiver leave Dallas with a thrilling win over the Cowboys, he also left with an additional member of his family.

Nelson and his wife, Emily, adopted their baby, Addy Jo, at the Bexar County Courthouse in San Antonio on Friday. Texas law requires a child to live with the adoptive parents for at least six months before an adoption can be finalized.

"This is a wonderful couple and a lovely family".

Nelson and his wife, Emily, were in front of Judge David A. Canales, of the 73rd District Court in Bexar County, to adopt a San Antonio girl, Adda Jo, KSAT TV reports.

The judge presiding over Adda Jo's adoption shared a photo of the Nelson family at the courthouse on their special day and added, "This is a wonderful couple and a lovely family".

Adda Jo is the couple's third child and second through adoption, WISC TV reports. They adopted their son, Brooks, in February 2015. "We just figured adoption was a great way for us to grow our family".

WISC TV reports, Nelson serves as an ambassador for an adoption organization, the Jockey Being Family Foundation.