Being a linesman can be a lonely gig, but one assistant referee in Portugal was recently lucky enough to have his very own cheering section.
In a third-division match between Ermesinde and Perosinho last month, a small group of
comedians fans made it their mission to troll one of the linesmen, following him up and down the touchline and celebrating his every move.
Though the match official seems to find it quite amusing, we’d wager he grew exponentially more embarrassed as the prank continued.
This hasn’t been the first such stunt; check out these crazy Cadiz CF fans: