There are two types of fans in this world:
1.) RIDE OR DIES: consisting of fans who throw opposing team’s home runs back onto the field, burn jerseys of players who abandon their teams, struggle to maintain relationships with friends of rival teams in-season, and would deeply consider trading their wives for a championship.
2.) THIS KID:
In this brief moment, this young Giants fan learned more from Cowboys stud defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence about loyalty, failure, and entitlement than any curriculum could ever convey.
It all went down following the Cowboys 35-17 victory over the visiting Giants. This youth, decked out from head-to-toe in Giants gear, had just watched his team get whacked and was hoping to milk something out of the loss via an autograph from an NFL player.
Instead, the two-time Pro Bowler treated him like the Benedict Arnold he is, while peering over his shoulder and saying: “You need the right jersey.”
Lawrence offended many people on Twitter, like this guy, for instance:
The online whining got so bad that Lawrence released a statement of his own, doubling down:
Word to the wise: If you’re going to ask for an autograph from DeMarcus Lawrence, you best come correct.