At any sporting event, the focus is always on the action on the field or court but in the past few decades fans have gone above and beyond in an effort to shift the focus off the field and into the stands.
Take notice of the Packers fan in the photo above or anyone in the photos below as a quick example of fandom turned into a cry for attention. They’ll claim that they’re doing it “to support the team.” Possibly. But it doesn’t hurt that dressing up like a freak or making a fool of yourself in front of a camera turns a super fan into a household name with his own body paint line thanks to all the new-found fame.
Here’s a great gallery of 17 insane sports fans trying to be bigger than the game and get noticed by the world.