One of the things that I like about Alexander Skarsgard is that he is a regular person. As someone who takes sports a tad too seriously (I will never get over Adam Deadmarsh hitting the goal post in the 2000 Western Conference Finals. NEVER), I appreciate Skarsgard’s devotion to the teams and the sports that he loves. So I thought I would pay tribute to Skarsgard: The Sports Fan.
In a recent interview with the UK’s Daily Telegraph, Skars talked about how a recent encounter with the Hammarby football team brought out his inner fanboy.
“I took them out after they played LA Galaxy. I live in Hollywood and meet all these celebrities and I couldn’t care less. I was at a bar with a bunch of footballers from south Stockholm and I’m crying I’m so happy.
“Someone who doesn’t support a team will never get it. These are 22-year-old kids from south Stockholm. They’re not Lionel Messi. They’re not even the best team in Sweden. We’re in the second division right now. But I will never get more star struck than that.”
And in other sports news …
Skars makes a great cheerleader.
Skars talks hockey.
Skars talks about how it can be difficult being a fan of a team that is not that good.
I love hockey so much that I love seeing Skars in a hockey jersey … even if it is a New York Rangers jersey.
Any sports fan knows that team ownership issues can be cause for concern. Here is Skarsgard at Bajen Aid.
Finally, I bet as a Swedish sports fan, Skarsgard had to have seen this … and cheered loudly. (Note: Skarsgard does not appear in this video but my favorite hockey player does. I am including it because I think this is awesome. You may not want to click on this if you are from Canada)