Being a football fan can be a bit of an emotional rollercoaster; the highs of titles and derby wins contrasted with heavy defeats, missed opportunities, and even relegation.
Through thick and thin fans support their clubs though, and often go to great lengths to show their favourite players how much they’re adored. Take this Lionel Messi fan for instance we swam out to Messi’s boat in Ibiza in order to catch an up-close-and-personal look at his idol…
Fan swam out to Leo Messi’s yacht in Ibiza
— Leo Messi (@messi10stats) July 17, 2016
Or this Manchester City fan who got the opportunity of a lifetime by sharing a cab with Pep Guardiola – and imparting some words of wisdom while he was at it!
Sometimes it just all gets a bit too much though, with adoration turning into emotional waterworks…