A message on the scoreboard at a baseball game in the US went viral after a group of friends proved they had the most supportive teammates.
When times are tough, we all need friends like these.
As Covid-19 dominates our lives for the second year in a row, the pandemic is having far-reaching effects beyond health issues. For some, unfortunately, this has included the breakdown of relationships.
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Despite the very real threat from Covid, things have started to open up again in the US and fans have been able to return to sporting events, seizing the opportunity in large numbers.
Sports lovers have been seen in many headlines. At the US Open, we had a spectator sipping a beer every time television cameras found it, while at the Mayo Classic college football game between Clemson and Georgia, a man ate an entire jug of mayonnaise.
This time, in the major league clash between the San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres, a fan’s friends showed how much they care.
Wedding proposals at sporting events have become a cliché, so Max’s teammates took a different approach. Happy divorce Max. Back in the game! “He read a message that appeared on the jumbotron.
On Twitter, sports video producer Sam Hustis said the message received “the greatest joy of the night.”
Television host Carmen Kiew posted the image on her Twitter account calling it the “best bookmark message.”
There was a lot of speculation online as to whether the image was one of support from Max’s friends, a vindictive one from his former partner saying they were back on the market, or even one of Max trying to get out again.
It took the man at the center of it all to answer the question. He sent a message to Kiew, which he later shared on social media.
“Hi Carmen, thank you for sharing this. My friends got it from me as a surprise. It’s fun to watch it explode! “Max said.
The “happy divorce” message has gone viral. ESPN’s Sportscenter shared the image of the jumbotron, writing “Congratulations, Max,” while Barstool Sports tweeted: “Scoreboard divorces are much better than scoreboard proposals.”
There have been a number of embarrassing moments in the dialer’s recent message history. In August, a man named Tim broke up with his girlfriend over the scoreboard message at a minor league baseball game.
“Alyssa, this relationship is OVER – Tim,” it read.
The Akron RubberDucks then offered anyone named Tim or Alyssa who presented their ID at the box office a game ticket for $ 5, which is what Tim paid for the breakup message. The RubberDucks also offered the first 1000 attendees to the game a “Team Alyssa” or “Team Tim” t-shirt.
And there is always a proposal that goes wrong. In July, a fan drowned his sorrows as his beloved could only say “I have to go” and fled the stadium after he asked the question.