When it comes time for the big game, there are a few time-honored traditions that act as the mark of a successful Super Bowl experience…and few really have anything to do with the game itself.
Many who tune in on Super Bowl Sunday do so for the commercials, some of which are hilarious, while others are garish displays of wealth littered with high-profile cameos and wild throwbacks to franchises from the past.
And we can’t forget the food: Chicken wings, chips & dip, and the ubiquitous fizzy, yellow, beer-flavored offerings from Budweiser, Miller, and Coors are all sure to be a part of the celebration.
And then there are the streakers: Men, (and some women), who choose to take a lap around the field during play, often scantily-clad or worse.
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This year’s streaker was one of a kind, however, and one announcer got to make an extraordinary play-by-play of the situation.
Kevin Harlan may have had the call of the night during Super Bowl LV.
Toward the end of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ domination of the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, a fan ran onto the field and briefly disrupted the game. The fan appeared to be wearing a pink outfit with the words Vitaly Uncensored written across it.
Harlan, who was on Westwood One, called the incident as if the fan was running for a touchdown, breaking security guards’ tackles along the way. The man slid at the one and was met by about six guards when he went down.
The call must be heard to be believed.
It was great. pic.twitter.com/sKAQqrIpfb
— Westwood One Sports (@westwood1sports) February 8, 2021
Video of the incident was also spreading around social media, but we must warn you, the streaker is not nude, but also very unashamed of his odd outfit.
Kevin Harlan absolutely nailed the streaker call pic.twitter.com/b39wmGTiG2
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) February 8, 2021
Sportscasters have long debated how best to handle streakers and other such interruptions, hoping not to immortalize these rapscallions and encourage more bad behavior.
In this case, however, it’s just too good not to share.
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