Tag Archives: field invasions

  • 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 […]