Tag Archives: field invasions

  • 17 GIFs of Fans Running onto the Field

    17 GIFs of Fans Running onto the Field

    We’re not supposed to like it when fans run onto the field and interrupt sporting events. We’re supposed to be perturbed and indignant and call these people “idiots” and “morons.” But the fact is, we (i.e., the majority) do seem to like it. Sporting events aren’t sacred religious ceremonies. They’re, uh, sporting events. And of all the fan field invasions […]

  • Fan Invades Pitch, Receives Beat-Down from Opposing Goalie (Video)

    Fan Invades Pitch, Receives Beat-Down from Opposing Goalie (Video)

    Over the years, we’ve see a lot of different field invaders run out and interrupt sporting events. And from these people, we’ve picked up a few tips to pass along to all of you would-be idiots out there. First, if you’re considering a field invasion, make sure you are not in Philadelphia. Second, make sure […]

  • English Soccer Fan Storms Pitch and Attacks Goalie (Video)

    English Soccer Fan Storms Pitch and Attacks Goalie (Video)

    All pro sports seem to inspire excess in their fans. This excess is manifested in a variety of ways, mind you—fighting, streaking, drunken lap dancing, running across table tops in a restaurant—but it’s almost always present. Of course, the worst type of excess is when fans invade the field and attack a player or referee. […]

  • Fan Runs Onto Field to Give Lionel Messi a Hug (Video)

    Fan Runs Onto Field to Give Lionel Messi a Hug (Video)

    Pro athletes are usually a little uncomfortable when fans invade the playing field. After all, that goalie in England got socked in the face by some drunken idiot, and of course, Monica Seles got stabbed by a Stefi Graf fan in Germany back in 1993. So you never know if the fans are there to have […]