Polish soccer fan is fired up, in more ways than one

European soccer fans like to light flares in the stands, a peculiar tradition that would seemingly violate about a billion fire codes. Anyway, after Zaglebie Lubin’s 1-0 loss at Slask Wroclaw, a flare-wielding Lubin fan simply would not be denied, climbing a fence until a security guard sprays him with what appears to be pepper spray. And then this happened.

Check out the bottom left side of the video around the 1:40 mark. He’s only on fire for one shining moment — and reportedly was not injured — but it still gave us a pretty striking photo.

(H/T: Yahoo)

After spending the first 17 years of his Post career writing and editing, Matt and the printed paper had an amicable divorce in 2014. He's now blogging and editing for the Early Lead and the Post's other Web-based products.
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Matt Bonesteel · April 28, 2014