On Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Minnesota Vikings — 38 to 7 — and became the team to face off against the New England Patriots in the Superbowl next month. All was well for Eagles fans that day. Well... most of them.
The same day, footage emerged of an Eagles fan in a rather unfortunate circumstance:
Of course, someone couldn't resist setting the moment to Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On."
And quickly, another angle emerged:
Some couldn't resist some sports fan ribbing...
Well nobody ever accused eagles fans of being intelligent— Nathan Pratt (@N8TheGR8_79) January 23, 2018
That subway pillar tackled more Eagles than the Vikings did in 60 mins.— Carlos Loera ☔️ (@dangan65) January 23, 2018
This explains philly fans in a nutshell hahahahaha not the smartest bunch....— Dillon Paigen (@DillonPaigen) January 23, 2018
We never claimed to be the smartest, and definitely not when alcohol is involved😂. I like you though, at least you're insults are fun. Not like these crybabys from Minnisota who are just butthurt that their team lost "Eagles fans are the worst...yada yada"— Chris Hare (@SnapPrintEnjoy) January 24, 2018
Others seemed concerned with the man's safety:
Seriously! Could have been much worse. Thankfully he can laugh about it today haha— Alan Joseph (@AlanJosephDoe) January 23, 2018
Looks like someone will be in the concussion protocol. Status for reaching adulthood-doubtful. Seriously.-Lucky he wasn’t seriously injured.— Stephen Voyce (@SJV33160) January 23, 2018
This person thought that perhaps he had other things on his mind:
But most were just amused:
🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂 My daughter did this with multiple parking meters in Santa Cruz when she was little we still laugh about it!!— Rachel PG Weiss (@RachelpgW888) January 23, 2018
And then sports reporter Brian Haddad managed to track down the guy!
He even gave an interview to Deadspin:
What's next for the fan remains to be seen.
Update: The fan who ran into the subway pole before the Eagles game yesterday has been elected mayor of Philadelphia— Dan McQuade (@dhm) January 22, 2018