Thousands of footy fans have traveled to Adelaide to celebrate an internet comedian kicking his first footy goal in the park in a moment that has been compared to Buddy Franklin kicking his 1,000th AFL major.
Sydney Swans champion Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin became just the sixth player in VFL/AFL history to score 1,000 goals last March, with fans pouring onto the pitch to celebrate the moment.
Now more than 5,000 footy fans have flooded a footy oval in Adelaide park to celebrate Riley Srey kicking a major in a publicity stunt for his Tik Tok social media account Marmalade.
The channel features young comedians Srey and Checkers who lack athleticism but have an unparalleled love of the game, creating viral videos encouraging AFL players, administrators and random people to “kick a torp.”
The channel arrange the occasion Div 12 Ressies // The BIGGEST sport of Ressies ever on Facebook and invited footy followers from all around the nation to observe them play an actual soccer sport.
Srey basks in love as over 5,000 footy followers harass the comic throughout his Aussie Rules efficiency for Lockleys Demons in Adelaide the place he kicked his first ever objective
The scenes have been in comparison with Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin kicking his 1,000th AFL objective final 12 months, the place followers additionally ran onto the sector to harass him
The Marmalade boys lined up with Adelaide crew Lockleys Demons and even satisfied former Brisbane Lions star Mitch Robinson to step in as a coach.
They lined up towards Prince Alfred Old Collegians Football Club and have been predictably pumped up the scoreboard.
Then Srey stepped up, with an unlikely snap that scored the primary objective of the sport for the Demons and induced hysteria at Lockley’s Oval.
The 1000’s of footy followers who made the journey instantly poured onto the pitch, with Robinson likening it to the enduring celebration of Franklin’s 1,000th objective.
“I’ve only seen that happen once, when Buddy Franklin was harassed. That was just as good,” he stated.
The sport was additionally streamed reside and 1000’s of others celebrated the wonderful second for the web comic turned park soccer participant.
Srey loved the admiration of the night and signed quite a few autographs, thanking his new fanbase by merely saying ‘never been shown so much love, thank you’.
The occasion was additionally featured on Fox Footy, with former AFL star Dale Thomas interviewing Checkers forward of the sport.
“We hope to get a big crowd out to watch what will possibly be the lowest footy standard in Australia,” stated Checkers.
‘First v last in this one?’ Thomas requested.
“Last time we played against this crowd, we got 130 points.”
Former Brisbane Lion Mitch Robinson coached for the evening and in contrast the second to when Buddy Franklin was harassed
Srey and Checkers took the time to talk to their 1000’s of latest and dependable followers who traveled from throughout Australia to see them play
The crowd didn’t take care of the rating, nonetheless, with loads of leisure and actions together with buckets of free chocolate milk and a half-time torp kicking contest.
One fan labeled the occasion as ‘the Liv Golf of ressies footy’.
“This needs to happen ASAP with the Titanic number,” one other prompt.
“Honestly one of the best sports moments I’ve ever experienced haha,” one other viewer posted.
“More iconic than the Buddy photo,” added one other.
Marmalade Footy at present has over 5 million viewers on Tik Tok with 1000’s extra following their exploits after Srey’s wundergoal in Adelaide.