49ers Waldo Fan at the Seahawks Superbowl Parade 2014
Adam Rifkin stashed this in 49ers!
In local news tonight, a San Francisco 49ers fan was beaten to death in the streets of Seattle.
49ers Waldo is named Ronnie Andrews. Here is his story:
That article calls him a master troll:
Certainly, the day wasn't ruined for the nearly three quarters of a million "12s," but the kid clad in Niners gear was definitely noticed.
"I had skittles thrown at me," was his first recollection of their treatment of him. Of course that would be the weapon of choice, as Seattle fans came prepared to shower star running back Marshawn Lynch with his favorite treat.
Andrews continued, "[They] said I should taste the rainbow." Then came more edible ammo. "Coffee, peanuts and other things. And got booed and told the Niners suck."
Your standard fare of out-of-town-fan treatment, really. They weren't all mean, however. Some Hawks fans gave him his due props.
"So many of them said I had balls," he beamed. "They shook my hand and said I was a true fan."
While this moment of courage was going on, Andrews had no idea he was becoming a social media star. As people sought his identity on Twitter and posted his photos on Facebook, the kid just kept trucking. He wanted to get to an area to get the players attention, but the crowds were too big and unfriendly.
After three hours and achieving a troll level of expert, he called it a day and headed out of the madness that surrounded downtown.
He lives in a shelter: