An Argentinian fan has become an online sensation after discharging himself from hospital to watch his team win. The Atlético Tucumán super fan was caught by television cameras supporting his team holding his hospital drip.
It was a historic game for the Tucumán team and fans as they beat Atlético Nacional 2-0 in the Copa Libertadores at the José Fierro stadium.
Goals from Leandro Diaz early on in the game and then Guillermo Acosta sealed the deal for Atlético Tucumán.
All for the love of football – this Tuchman fan did not want to miss the first leg of the Dean against Atlético Nacional.
The fanatic fan who’s name is unknown caught everyone’s attention as the tv camera’s filmed him behind the fence holding onto his hospital drip shouting: “Hold on to the Deca, my old nomá!.”
He went onto explain that he came from the hospital: “I come from the Center of Health: of the room 15, sector 1, bed 2.”
“All for Atlético, we make history because we are the biggest in the North.”
FOX Sports Argentina put the video out on their twitter page which immediately went viral: “Of the HOSPITAL, direct to see the Dean #LibertadoresxFOX-this fan arrived at the José Fierro with the serum put.”