Ravens fans were extremely excited for hometown boy Michael Phelps.
Famous Baltimore native and very good Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps won his 22nd career gold medal and fourth in four tries at the Rio Olympics on Thursday night.
The Batlimore Ravens knew about this large world athletic event, and during their preseason game that was happening at the same time, they decided to get their priorities straight and air Phelps’s race on their jumbotron.
This turned out to be a very good idea, because Phelps swam faster than anybody else in the pool, and the fans cheered louder (quite possibly) than they will at any other point in the evening.
Phelps now has 22 golds, 26 total medals, and is still the most decorated Olympian of all time. He races for gold again on Friday.
Lucky for all parties, the Ravens do not play that day.