Dodgers fan goes viral after being tackled during an outfield proposal
There was an audible gasp from Dodgers fans Thursday night, not about a game being played, but a marriage proposal gone awry during the season opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
A Dodger fan’s proposal has now gone viral after he was tackled to the ground during a surprise outfield proposal.
The video shows Ricardo Juarez running to the outfield wearing Mookie Betts’ No. 50 jersey, getting down on one knee, pulling out a ring and proposing to his girlfriend in the stands. But the romantic gesture quickly turned violent when he was tackled by stadium security and fell to the ground in a blindside hit.
Seconds later more security arrived and pinned and handcuffed Juarez to the ground.
“That guy’s even!” A member of the crowd can be heard saying on video before five security guards lift Juarez off the field – all to a standing ovation from the crowd.
Thursday night’s offer, however, did not go in vain. “She said yes 🙌🏻🙌🏻La amo,” Juarez wrote on Instagram, making sure everyone who watched the now-viral video was surprised.
His fiancee, Ramona Saavedra shared a photo of the ring and the happy couple on Instagram and captioned it “Tad bit extreme 😂🙌🏼 but he’s a LEO what can you expect 😂,” adding, “And of course I said yes! 🏼”
Celebration for Dodgers fans with an 8-2 win over the Diamondbacks to kick off an exciting season that will be one for the books.
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