Brian Riesgraf's 'Drunk Vikings Fan Eats Ice Cream With Credit Card' photo goes viral
This picture of a woman losing it after her drunken man is busted eating ice cream with a credit card has taken the internet by storm.
:::: UPDATE :::: Drunk Vikings Fan tells his side of the ice cream story [INTERVIEW]
Noon Vikings games can make you feel sorta bad for your fellow humans. You look around and see folks who have been imbibing since before the sun came up yelling obscenities, burping and farting, gorging themselves and just generally creating a sad scene.
Brian Riesgraf's photo of a young couple who were sitting in front of him at last Sunday's game captures what a noon Vikings experience is like better than a thousand words ever could. And as a result, the photo, which he shared on Twitter hours after the game, has been retweeted 235 times and viewed more than 1.1 million times on Imgur.
Here's the chronology of some of Riesgraf's Sunday tweets -- including the now-infamous 'Drunk Vikings Fan Eats Ice Cream With Credit Card' pic -- along with some of the reaction.
My favorite moment at the #Vikings game today wasn't football related. I snapped a pic.. see my next tweet.-- Brian Riesgraf (@KungFuPunch) November 12, 2012
She stormed off quicky after she yelled "you don't even know what's going on!".. in the 1st qtr. He finished ice cream. twitter.com/KungFuPunch/st...-- Brian Riesgraf (@KungFuPunch) November 12, 2012
After he finished his treat, he stumbled away somewhere around the start of the 2nd. Never saw him again. Gf returned in the 4th to get coat-- Brian Riesgraf (@KungFuPunch) November 12, 2012
Drunk Rudd jersey guy was dozing off in his chair about 2 minutes into the game. The credit card ice cream was the final straw. She snapped.-- Brian Riesgraf (@KungFuPunch) November 12, 2012
Crazy.. my ice cream guy tweet sorta exploded. 100 RT's in like 15 minutes. Gotta love the internet.-- Brian Riesgraf (@KungFuPunch) November 12, 2012
Later, it came to light that the Metrodome incident with his lady didn't demarcate the end of Drunk Vikings Fan's Sunday boozing:
And apparently, Drunk Vikings Fan is at peace with all the unflattering attention he's received:
@kungfupunch Yes, hammered....showed him the pic and asked if that was him...he as quick to demonstrate the card technique w/blue cheese.-- Chris Arnesen (@ChrisArnesen) November 12, 2012
Consider the whole episode an example of how, thanks to social media, 15 minutes of fame has never been more easily attainable.
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